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    Bluehorseshoe
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    Justify failed a drug test before winning the Triple Crown.....

    And they buried the test.


    On June 9, 2018, a colt named Justify thundered home to the full-throated cheers of a capacity crowd to win the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes and claim horse racing’s Triple Crown, one of the most storied achievements in sports.

    It was the perfect ending to an improbable journey for a talented horse, his eclectic ownership group, and his Hall of Fame trainer, Bob Baffert.

    Only a few people, however, knew the secret that Baffert carried with him into the winner’s circle that day: Justify had failed a drug test weeks before the first race in the Triple Crown, the Kentucky Derby. That meant Justify should not have run in the Derby, if the sport’s rules were followed.




    They were not, according to documents reviewed by The New York Times. Instead of the failed drug test causing a speedy disqualification, the California Horse Racing Board took more than a month to confirm the results. Then, instead of filing a public complaint as it usually does, the board made a series of decisions behind closed doors as it moved to drop the case and lighten the penalty for any horse found to have the banned substance that Justify tested positive for in its system.


    By then, Justify had become just the 13th Triple Crown winner in the last 100 years, and his owners had sold his breeding rights for $60 million.

    https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/11/s...Pa-Z7932chQHBU

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    No way to justify it.

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    Bluehorseshoe
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    Quote Originally Posted by juicername View Post
    No way to justify it.

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    Secretariat was juiced and so was Slew

    They can't enforce the ban subs if results aren't sent out to the public

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    Unreal

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    Wonder how many of those other 12 triple crown winners would piss dirty

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    jj I got a horse for you this weekend

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    Quote Originally Posted by grease lightnin View Post
    Wonder how many of those other 12 triple crown winners would piss dirty
    I know of two that were dirty so this would be the third

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    Whatís this world coming to when a horse canít enjoy drugs without being harassed bout it!!!

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    Amazing, but they robbed Maximum Security

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    Never did trust dem hoeses

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    If you ain't cheating, you ain't trying

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    Investigation over....doping was justified

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    Horse piss just dirty naturally

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