Apparently unbeknownst to its coach a profitable greyhound has turned to meth. Whereas Zipping Sarah was out of her coach’s supervision she by some means turned uncovered to methamphetamines earlier than profitable a race.
Zipping Sarah completed first, profitable a stake of simply over $4000. Nevertheless, the stake was not paid after post-race urine samples revealed methamphetamine and amphetamine in its system.
The canine was one among two introduced from Foxton to Christchurch on the day of the race by a licensed kennel hand who stopped for a short while to go to a pal in Kaiapoi.
The JCA didn’t attain a conclusion on when the drug had been administered and stated in its judgement that Turnwald had not carried out “a deliberate wrongdoing”.
Nevertheless, JCA panel chairman Warwick Gendall QC stated: “Methamphetamine is a potent central nervous system stimulant which poses vital animal welfare points and the extent of Amphetamine (because it metabolised from Methamphetamine) within the pattern was notably giant.”