Kelly Gets Seven Months For SA’s First Anabolic Steroid Positive

As reported here back in November, South Australia’s first positive swab to an Anabolic Steroid had come to light from a Greyhound racing Club meeting on the 11th October 2008.

The greyhound involved in the was the trained Flame McBain and the inquiry was to hear evidence regarding a to Hydroxystanozolol, a metabolite of the Anabolic Steroid .

That inquiry has just been heard and Mrs. Kelly was charged with a breach of the Rules Of Greyhound Racing R83 which reads:

    R83 Racing greyhound to be drug free

  • (2) The owner, trainer or person in charge of a greyhound-
  • (a) nominated to compete in an Event;
  • (b) presented for a satisfactory, weight or whelping trial or such other trial as provided for pursuant to these Rules; or
  • (c) presented for any test or examination for the purpose of a period of incapacitation or prohibition being varied or revoked
  • shall present the greyhound free of any drug.
  • (3) The owner, trainer or person in charge of a greyhound presented contrary to sub-rule (2) shall be guilty of an offence.
  • (4) A greyhound presented for an Event contrary to sub-rule (2) shall be disqualified from the Event or any benefit derived from a trial or test.

Mrs. Kelly pleaded guilty to the charge and was disqualified for a period of 7 months effective midnight 24th December 2008.

acting under rule R83(4) disqualified Flamer McBain from the Event and amended the placing accordingly.

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