The New York State Gaming Commission is preventing trainer Randi Persaud's horses from running or being entered at NYRA tracks due to an ongoing investigation, according to drf.com. On Saturday, Persaud said that a box of injectable medication had been found in his barn at Belmont Park, which had accidentally been delivered by veterinary assistant Winston John.
“It was not supposed to be for me, he dropped it off by mistake, I don't have anything to do with it,” Persaud said. “I'm shocked by this.”
Persaud added that blood was drawn on all of his horses on Saturday morning.
The 44-year-old has won with 3 of 39 starters during the current Belmont meet, and was in the lead for NYRA's Under-20 Claiming Challenge, for trainers with fewer than 20 horses in their stable.
Read more at www.drf.com.
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