Murray Disqualified by Racing NSW: Racing.Com 3/8/17

By: Andrew Eddy Kembla Grange trainer Paul Murray was on Wednesday notified that he has been disqualified from training horses for three-and-a-half years after Racing NSW stewards brought an end to his long-running cobalt case. Murray, the son of former top trainer Bede, had been found guilty of five cobalt-related charges following a positive swab

Lees Galloper in Positive Swab: Stewards: Nine MSN 4/29/16

By: AAP Queen Elizabeth Stakes-winning trainer Kris Lees will face a positive swab inquiry, a Racing NSW stewards' statement has confirmed. The Lees-trained City Of Justice tested positive to the anti-inflammatory drug ibuprofen after winning at Taree in January. Newcastle-based Lees will front stewards on May 9, less than a month after he trained Lucia

NSW Trainer Faces Cobalt Charges: 1/28/16

By: Tom Biddington Racing NSW stewards have issued eight charges against Kembla Grange horseman Paul Murray, 19 months after finding a bottle containing cobalt at his stables. The charges relate to the high levels of cobalt found in swabs of his stable star Alma’s Fury, who won the Apollo Stakes in February 2013 and finished

Cobalt threshold to be introduced nationally in 2015: 12/18/14

By Clinton Payne A national threshold for levels of cobalt allowed in a horse's system will come into effect from the first day of 2015. Racing Victoria introduced a local rule on April 14, which designates cobalt a prohibited substance at a concentration of greater than 200 micrograms per litre in urine. From January 1,

Doping allegations prompt inquiries into two horse racing trainers: 10/7/14

By Giselle Wakatama Allegations of serious doping violations have prompted inquiries into two New South Wales horse trainers, including one in Newcastle. Horse racing officials have spent the past year on alert for the banned additive cobalt chloride It boosts red blood cells and mimics the effects of the banned performance enhancing drug EPO. Racing