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belambi
Jun. 30, 2009, 02:28 AM
http://www.horsetalk.co.nz/news/2009/06/168.shtml

poltroon
Jun. 30, 2009, 03:14 AM
Whitaker's stallion, Tackeray, tested positive to traces of altrenogest, a synthetic hormone. It is found in the product Regumate, which can be given legally to mares. It is used to modify estrous-related behaviours that interfere with performance.

Whitaker, a silver medalist at the 1984 Olympics and a four-time Olympian, has requested a B sample and a hearing before the FEI's tribunal.

Gah. Again, I end up wondering if these tests are sensitive enough that the person who fed the mares might have touched the stallion and if that might have been enough.