Opiods in race horses

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Wed Nov 08, 2017 11:34 am

"Acting U.S. Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook announced today that a federal jury found a Lake Charles veterinarian and a Nebraska pharmacy guilty of conspiring to sell an unapproved opioid drug 40 times more powerful than morphine for the purpose of improving the performance of race horses."

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https://www.paulickreport.com/news/the- ... inal-case/
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Insane Crazy
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Wed Nov 08, 2017 12:53 pm

Jesus.

"Improve performance"? You try to lead a tranquilized horse back to his stall and see how it goes.
Not a wholesome trottin' race, no, but a race where they sit down right on the horse!
Like to see some stuck-up jockey boy sittin' on Dan Patch? Make your blood boil? Well, I should say!
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