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Facing A Two-Year Suspension For Clenbuterol, Trainer Jeffrey Englehart Says They've Got The Wrong Guy

On the surface, the case against trainer Jeffrey Englehart seems pretty cut and dried. He had a horse test positive for Clenbuterol, the bronchodilator that is on the Horseracing Integrity and Welfare Unit's (HIWU) list of banned substances. Trainers found using banned substances can be suspended for up to two years. But Englehart, who races at the NYRA tracks and at Finger Lakes, is adamant that he never gave the drug to the horse in question. "We don't use Clenbuterol. Period," Englehart said. So is there more to this story?...

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Finger Lakes Romper Another Winner for Sharp Azteca

2nd-Finger Lakes, $28,635, Msw, 7-18, 2yo, f, 5f, :59.55, sy, 9 3/4 lengths. CUZ UR PRETTY (f, 2, Sharp Azteca--Without the Risk, by Majestic Warrior) became the 12th winner for her red-hot freshman sire (by Freud) with an authoritative debut victory. The 2-1 shot contested the early pace, but was squeezed back entering the turn and settled into a stalking third. She rerallied along the rail and bound clear into the lane before splashing home to score by 9 3/4 lengths. Puzzle (Brethren) rallied from last to be second. Cuz...

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