was identified in urine and serum both at admission and on day 2.
The disciplinary panel's punishment of pounds 2,000, after the discovery of tetramisole
in Glitzy D'Ocala's system following his victory at Chepstow in April, was double the entry-point fine for a breach of rule (C)53.
THE increased use of tetramisole
to dilute cocaine reveals a drug trade that is under pressure, Soca believes.
The report added, "Samples taken from the three horses all revealed traces of tetramisole
, a banned substance.
The gelding was tested after landing the Willoughby Median Auction Stakes back in April and the prohibited substance tetramisole
was discovered in his urine.
That was the message yesterday from Tim Morris, the BHA's director of equine science and welfare, as he discussed several instances of horses testing positive for pemoline, which is performanceenhancing, or tetramisole
, administered as a supposed pickme-up.
Drug dealers are mixing pure cocaine with tetramisole
to make it go further.
In other hearings, Putney Bridge, winner of a selling hurdle at Ludlow on February 24, was disqualified and his trainer Keith Goldworthy fined pounds 1,000 after the post-race test revealed traces of the banned substance tetramisole
Fajita, first in a claimer at Newmarket on August 28, Enthusius, unplaced at Lingfield on September 2, and Jafaru, first in a seller at Plumpton on September 20, were found to have the banned substances pemoline or tetramisole
, but the panel accepted that the source was a course of Levacide, given under veterinary advice.
Moore has since been further taken aback to learn that Jafaru, winner of a selling hurdle at Plumpton on September 20, has also tested positive for another prohibited substance, tetramisole
Gardasee tested positive for Tetramisole
, a worming drug used on sheep and cattle, which was also found in three Peter Bowen-trained winners in April last year.
Samples taken from the three horses all revealed traces of tetramisole
, a banned substance, but Bowen's misery does not end there, as Contact Dancer became his stable's fourth winner in 11 days to fail a dope test after scoring in a novice chase at Sedgefield on May 1.