In light of the recent Bastiman case, racing’s rulers could usefully ensure that trainers are not over-using medication
The written reasons for the Bastiman verdict, published on Tuesday, were extensive and helpful, as verdicts have usually been since disciplinary panels became independent of the British Horseracing Authority. But one missing thing is a general condemnation of the syringe-happy antics of Robin Bastiman, who was very clear in his evidence that he had routinely injected horses with a vitamin B12 supplement throughout his 40-year career.
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