Sunday, December 28, 2014

Aussie Thoroughbred Sale Buyers Can Request Steroid Test - Full Article

By The Blood-Horse Staff
Dec 21, 2014

A zero-tolerance post-sale blood test for anabolic steroids will be an option offered to buyers at the 2015 Magic Millions Gold Coast yearling sale, taking place in Queensland, Australia, in January.

In accordance with the Australian Racing Board's introduction of new Australian Rules of Racing banning the use of anabolic steroids in Thoroughbred racehorses, the sales company will be the first in Australia offering purchasers of racing stock (horses not being sold as breeding stock) the option to request a screening for their presence...

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