Yanworth had received injections of Adcortyl
- which contains TCA - on two occasions in February, with the second injection coming 20 days before he was due to run in the Champion Hurdle.
Frustratingly, an over-the-counter steroid ointment, Adcortyl
in Orabase was discontinued in the UK in 2009.
For severe, recurrent ulcers, try Adcortyl
In Orabase (pounds 3.95), a paste containing a corticosteroid.
Treatments: Rinstead Adult Gel, Adcortyl
in Orabase, Corlan pellets.
The trainer was fined PS1,000 after Woodacre tested positive for banned substances phenylbutazone (bute) and oxyphenbutazone at Newcastle on January 3 this year, and PS2,000 for running the same horse at Pontefract last October 12 days after he received an intraarticular injection of Adcortyl
, whereas the mandatory standdown period before a horse can race after such an injection is 14 days.
Best confirmed Missile Man had come back lame from his previous run at Plumpton and been given injections of Adcortyl
, an anti-inflammatory analgesic.