The New Mexico Racing Commission has sanctioned an owner and trainer after their horse was found to have more than six time the allowed limit of clenbuterol in its system.
According to a report in the Albuquerque Journal, the filly Silver Stone Bay returned the overage results after winning a race at Zia Park on Oct. 7, 2014. The filly's trainer, Lillian Silva, had her license suspended from Oct. 23, 2014 through June 21, 2015. Silva was also fined $2,500. It was Silva's second drug infraction within a year.
The filly's owner, Carlos Jose Sosa, had to forfeit the winner's share of the purse, $7,027.
According to the racing commission, neither Silva or Sosa filed an appeal prior to the 10-day deadline.
Read more in the Albuquerque Journal
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