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Jockey Bakos Banned For Painkiller Use

Queensland apprentice jockey Anna Bakos is the latest jockey to be suspended after taking a prescribed painkiller. A random test taken after Bakos rode trackwork at Deagon on June 15 revealed traces of morphine and codeine. Bakos told stewards she had taken Panadeine Forte after undergoing dental surgery. At least five Queensland jockeys or trackwork[...]
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Doomben Abandoned After Seven Races

Persistent rain has forced the abandonment of the Doomben races with two races remaining on Saturday’s card. The track was rated a soft 7 when the nine-race program got underway but by mid-afternoon it had been downgraded to a heavy 10. Chief steward Peter Chadwick said visibility was the major concern as misty rain and[...]
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Stewards Release Alligator Blood Findings

Stewards found no evidence anyone connected with trainer David Vandyke’s stable had administered the prohibited substance which saw Alligator Blood stripped of his Magic Millions Guineas win. A Racing Queensland hearing on Thursday closed with Alligator Blood being disqualified from the $2 million race on the Gold Coast on January 11, while Vandyke was fined[...]
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Alligator Blood Stripped Of Guineas Win

Top Queensland galloper Alligator Blood was disqualified and his trainer David Vandyke received a $20,000 fine after a prohibited substance was detected following the gelding’s win in the $2 million Magic Millions Guineas on the Gold Coast. A Racing Queensland stewards inquiry delivered their judgment late on Thursday after a marathon hearing. Initial runner-up Eleven[...]
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Media Barred From Alligator Blood Inquiry

An inquiry into the Alligator Blood positive swab from the Magic Millions 3YO Guineas will be held behind closed doors by Racing Queensland stewards. The media will be barred from Thursday’s proceedings, where one of Australia’s top gallopers is facing disqualification. A post-race swab detected traces of the prohibited substance altrenogest after Alligator Blood won[...]
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Fitting Season Finale Looming For Waller

Champion trainer Chris Waller will have a three-handed assault in what would be a fitting finish to his Queensland racing season. Waller has Kaonic, Alward and Le Juge in the Grandview Stud Handicap (2150m) at Ipswich. The race effectively replaces the Ipswich Cup which is usually the main feature on Ipswich’s only Saturday metropolitan race[...]
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