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Kentucky gives vet 5-year ban

Updated: September 18, 2007, 1:42 PM ET
By Matt Hegarty | Daily Racing Form

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Dr. Rodney Stewart, the veterinarian whose truck was searched June 22 at Keeneland Racecourse, was suspended for five years by Kentucky's racing stewards for violations that included the possession of cobra venom and a drug combination used to treat Parkinson's disease in humans, the Kentucky Horse Racing Authority announced late Monday.

The suspension, which is the longest that the stewards have issued to a Thoroughbred licensee in recent years, arose from an ongoing authority ...

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