Harness Racing NSW has today stood down Kristysbeachboy from racing pursuant to Rule 183A.
The Australian Racing Forensic Laboratory (ARFL) has advised HRNSW that phenylbutazone and oxyphenbutazone were detected in the urine sample taken from Kristysbeachboy prior to it running in race 1, the CLUB PACEWAY PACE (1720 metres) conducted at Penrith on Thursday 17 July 2014.
The “B” sample has been sent to the Racing Analytical Services LTD (RASL) in Victoria for confirmation.
Trainer Mr A Attard has been advised and an inquiry will be set once the results of the B sample are known.
Acting under the provisions of Rule 183A, it has been determined that Kristybeachboy, the horse subject of the certificate, shall not be nominated or compete in any race until the outcome of an inquiry or investigation.
This has immediate effect.
Harness Racing New South Wales