Two More Confirmed Positive Swabs In NSW

Two More Confirmed Positive Swabs In NSW

GHRRA Stewards have recieved confirmatory "B" samples back on two more positives swabs to Anabolic Steroids in the wake of the new rules banning their use.

As reported recently, NSW had scheduled an inquiry in to a positive swab from greyhound, Mick's Puzzle from a race at The Gardens in July 2008, and were awaiting confirmatory “B” sample testing on another four swab irregularities, all for banned Anabolic Steroids.

Two of those "B" samples have now been tested and both have confirmed the presence of Anabolic Steroids.

No inquiry dates have yet been set for the these two new positive swabs as GHRRA Stewards are awaiting confimation the trainers concerned have been notified of the positive "B" sample report.

Meanwhile Greyhounds Queenland Stewards are still awaiting "B" sample confirmation on the two irregular swabs reported two weeks ago.

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Kevin is a second-generation greyhound industry participant with more than 40 years experience as a greyhound owner, breeder, trainer, syndicator, broker and journalist. Kevin founded Australian Racing Greyhound in 2007 and fulfilled the role of Executive Editor of ARG's expanding team of journalists until 2015. Kevin is now CEO of Race Media, which owns and publishes Australian Racing Greyhound. Kevin brings a wealth of background knowledge and external experience to Australian Racing Greyhound. That, coupled with his intimate knowledge of the greyhound industry and a large and diverse range of industry contacts, brings a unique perspective and insight to Australian greyhound racing.