Day: September 12, 2019

A prize-winning race horse supposedly failed a drug test but was allowed to contend in the Kentucky Derby anyhow– eventually winning the Triple Crown

A prize-winning race horse supposedly failed a drug test but was allowed to contend in the Kentucky Derby anyhow– eventually winning the Triple Crown

The New York Times reported Wednesday that the now-retired race horse Justify failed a drug test before the 2018 Kentucky Derby, the first of three races in the American Triple Crown. A failed drug test would usually result in disqualification and the forfeiture of any prize money. Instead, The Times said, the California Horse Racing…

Report: Justify failed drug test before Triple Crown

Report: Justify failed drug test before Triple Crown

7:45 PM ETESPN News Services Justify failed a drug test one month before the 2018 Kentucky Derby, and the California Horse Racing Board decided to dismiss the case after the colt went on to win the Triple Crown, The New York Times reported Wednesday.According to the newspaper, Justify tested positive for scopolamine after winning the…