The Louisiana State Racing Commission launched two days of meetings Thursday to hear the appeals of eight trainers who have had horses test positive for the powerful painkiller, Dermorphin. These are the first public hearings on Dermorphin, which has been discovered in several states this year.
Ray Paulick is on the scene in New Orleans and will be reporting developments over the next two days.
The commission is expected to hear from four trainers today and another four tomorrow.
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