Tom Amoss Announces Filly's DQ due to 'Possible Accidental Cross-Contamination'

Tom AmossSarah Andrew

In a couple of tweets posted to his Twitter account Nov. 13, conditioner Tom Amoss announced that his filly Catwings (Cupid) would be disqualified from her maiden-breaking victory June 23 at Horseshoe Indianapolis due to testing 60 parts per trillion above the threshold of 20 parts per trillion for permissible medication. He did not state what the medication in question was but does include that the stewards reduced his suspension from 15 days to seven after they independently recognized it was a possible case of accidental cross-contamination. Catwings won the contest by two lengths as the even-money favorite, but shows as being disqualified to last in her lifetime record as of this posting.

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