NSW Anabolic Steroid Positive

Hot on the heels of Queensland’s first positive swab to a banned anabolic steroid, New South Wales stewards have finalised an inquiry in to a positive swab to the same banned steroid.

Stewards finalised an Inquiry into the positive finding of hydroxystanozolol in the urine sample taken from the greyhound Moorbel Jack at Bathurst on the 2 July 2008.

Hydroxystanozolol is a metabolite of the synthetic Anabolic Steroid Stanazolol.

Mr. Glen Ginn the Owner/Trainer of Moorbel Jack pleaded guilty to a breach of Rule 83(2)(a). After hearing submissions on the matter of penalty, Stewards disqualified Mr. Ginn for a period of six(6) months from 5 September 2008.

Moorbel Jack was disqualified from its winning performance at Bathurst in accordance with Rule 83(4).

Mr. Ginn was advised of his rights of Appeal.