After Hair Test Drug Discoveries, Only Three Runners Contest Quarter Horse Futurity At Sam Houston

Friday night’s $ 731,650 finals of the Sam Houston Futurity for 2-year-old Quarter Horses met its own area of 10 reduced to exactly three smugglers following the revelation that the proscribed pharmaceuticals clenbuterol or albuterol were detected in hair samples in six entrants and two other selected sample were considered inconclusive.

Juan Diaz Jr. taught the top two finishers in the hasten, Bh Inxs and Hock It To You, while Roberto Madrigal qualified the third-place finisher, Lucky Dice.

Officials at Sam Houston Race Park in Houston, Texas, announced on Thursday, a daytime after the Paulick Report firstly reported the fuzz test conclusions, that the Futurity would be raced as a non-wagering event.

Apollitical Crystal, the fastest qualifier, was is available on the Equibase chart as a “trainer” scraping, while three other finalists trained by Adrian Huitron( El Gansito, Dr Toola and Coronas Candy Man) were rostered as “veterinarian” scratches. The other ” veterinarian” blemishes were Mr de Capi( trained by Angel Sanchez ), Hes Tempting Gl( Jose Garcia) and Dealalicious( Rodolfo Sanchez ).

The winner earned $ 334,730, with $188,400 to second place and $115,235 to third.

On Thursday, Sam Houston officials released the next statement 😛 TAGEND

The Texas Racing Commission( TxRC) acted two separate testing programmes on the qualifiers for the Sam Houston Futurity.

* Post-race Blood and Urine samples on the qualified darkness( May 7 and May 8)

* Hair Test samples on May 15 th

Throughout this time period, all qualifiers were required to remain on Sam Houston Race Park( SHRP) owned until the conclusion of the finals. TxRC staff advised SHRP that all post-race tests were negative for the ten characterizing participates prior to entry day on May 21 for the Sam Houston Futurity Finals.

On Wednesday, May 26, TxRC staff informed Sam Houston Race Park of the following results from the hair testing performed on May 15 😛 TAGEND

* Six( 6) positive results for either Clenbuterol and or Albuterol( both prohibited in Texas)

* Two( 2) outcomes were deemed inconclusive

* Two( 2) causes were negative

A second “hairs-breadth” sample was taken on May 26 of those horses who tested positive or inconclusive.

Based on the information collected, and to protect the interest of the wagering public, Sam Houston Race Park will conduct the running of this scoot as a NON-WAGERING event and those Sam Houston Futurity participates will compete for handbag money only.

Effective immediately and until further notice, Sam Houston Race Park will stop consenting future enterings from those coaches whose mares be positive. Record have already been accepted through Thursday, June 3, 2021.

Sam Houston Race Park reserves the right to issue further disciplinary procedures against the instructors of these ponies, pending actions of the Texas Racing Commission, including the results of second “hairs-breadth” test samples if applicable.

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