BHA Extends Steroid Probe to Bin Suroor’s Yard

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Drug testers from the British Horseracing Authority have extended the probe into anabolic steroid use and have begun testing horses in Saeed bin Suroor’s Stanley House stables in Newmarket, it has been reported by the Racing Post.

The BHA indicated that all of the horses in former Godolphin trainer Mahmood al Zarooni’s yard have been tested, but the results are not expected to be back for several more weeks. However, officials continue to interview members of Al Zarooni’s staff.

Bin Suroor’s yard had not been visited by officials earlier, and until Thursday, there had been no indication that they would be, according to the article. However, BHA officials were concerned after trainer Gerard Butler admitted he had administered steroids, so they extended the investigation.

Read more in the Racing Post

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  • Tammy 37

    Where are all the folks who are always telling us how clean the racing is over there? Barry, you out there? Tinky hello….

  • Richard C

    The investigators have it all wrong — the juice was used for “medicinal” purposes!

  • zraces

    How about the fact that Butler had injected 9 horses joints! How invasive! Forget the minstrel in the product, going into joints in those numbers really tells the tale of just how clean their racing is.

    • zraces

      Sorry, Winstrol.

  • Red Rider

    Come race at Meydan
    and win if you can.
    The sheik likes the juice,
    so he’s not of much use
    supporting a States lasix ban!

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