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Coach Steve Asmussen might face a 30-day suspension after a suggestion from a Kentucky listening to officer.
Bloodhorse reported that Eden Davis Stephens made the advice due to drug positives in two horses in 2018. The advice is being thought-about by the Kentucky Horse Racing Fee, in keeping with the report.
The horses, Thousand P.c and Bolder, examined above the permitted stage for a metabolite of the sedative Acepromazine after wins at Churchill Downs and Keeneland, respectively, in keeping with the report.
After a listening to in 2019, stewards ordered purse forfeitures and fines of $1,000 and $2,500, in keeping with the report, and Asmussen was given a concurrent 30-day suspensions in every case. An additional 30 days within the second case was suspended for a 12 months, contingent on no class A or class B violations.
After an enchantment, the suspension was stayed.
Stephens’ suggestion in in keeping with the stewards’ findings and proposes the identical penalties, in keeping with the report.