Cup to ban drug violators for a year

Updated: August 14, 2009, 1:03 AM ET
By Matt Hegarty | Daily Racing Form

Breeders' Cup Ltd. will ban for one year any trainer whose horse tests positive for a Class 1 or Class 2 drug in a post-race test collected after one of the 14 Breeders' Cup races, scheduled for Nov. 6-7 at Santa Anita Park, the organization announced on Monday.

The new rule will provide Breeders' Cup with one more tool to punish cheaters. Perhaps more importantly, the language allows Breeders' Cup to bolster its get-tough image at a time when racing and other sports are being scrutinized ...

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