RWWA Stewards have been advised by the Racing Chemistry Laboratory in Perth, that the pre-race blood sample taken from NOWYOUSEEMEROCK prior to it competing and finishing 4th in Race 2 the 1422 Radio Great Southern 3yo Stakes (1776m) at Wagin on Friday, 20 March 2009, had a level of total carbon dioxide (TCO2) in excess of 36.0 millimoles per litre in plasma.
This finding has been verified by the Racing Analytical Services Laboratory in Victoria.
Accordingly the Stewards will inquire into these reports and the Trainer of the gelding, Mr Ashleigh Markham has been requested to attend the inquiry, which will be held at the RWWA Stewards Room at Gloucester Park on Wednesday, 1 April 2009 at 11am.
John A. Zucal
RWWA Chairman of Stewards
For more information contact:
Racing and Wagering Western Australia
70 Grandstand Road
Ascot WA 6104
Ph: (08) 9277 0777