HM The Queen’s Horse Tests Positive For Morphine

It was announced by the British Horseracing Authority last week that a number of post-race samples obtained after recent race meetings had tested for morphine. The morphine is thought to have come from feed contamination, with supplier Dodson and Horell stating that one of their suppliers had informed them ‘of a possible component contamination.’ Continue reading

BHA Report on Positive Samples of Morphine

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has been notified by LGC analytical laboratory (formerly HFL Sport Science) that a number of post-race samples obtained from recent race meetings have been found, upon analysis of the ‘A’ samples, to have present in them morphine, a prohibited substance on raceday under the Rules. BHA have received certificates of analysis to this effect. Continue reading