As reported on Australian Racing Greyhound back in mid December 2008, Jimmy Magnasalis was officially NSW’s eighth anabolic steroid positive swab.
At the time Magnasalis escaped with just a $1,500 fine after offering evidence that a veterinary treatment for “water diabetes” almost two months prior was the source of the positive swab and that he acted under veterinary advice. Not happy with that, Magnasalis sought to have the fine further reduced on appeal.
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NSW GHRRA Stewards have just announced the eighth confirmed positive swab to a banned Anabolic Steroid in a greyhound; and this time the trainer involved escaped with just a fine.
Jimmy Magnisalis, the trainer of Rocket Rudi who returned a positive swab to Hydroxystanozolol offered evidence that a veterinary treatment for “water diabetes” almost two months prior to the positive swab included an injection of Stanozol.
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