A CALL TO ACTION!
Yet again the horse racing industry suffers the ineptitude and corruption of state governments.
“Quarter horse trainer Jeffrey Heath Reed was suspended 21 years by the New Mexico Racing Commission stewards on Oct. 1 after four horses from his barn tested positive for the Class 1 drug dermorphin, commonly called frog juice, in futurity trials at Ruidoso Downs May 25. A fifth frog juice positive was dismissed because the sample label was unclear. One of those horses trained by Reed, Jess A Zoomin, later broke down and was euthanized after winning a trial for the All American Futurity at Ruidoso Downs on Aug. 16.
On Oct. 19, Reed New Mexico district judge Carl J. Butkus issued a temporary restraining order and an injunction against the New Mexico Racing Commission from enforcing its penalties against Reed.”
THIS IS UNACCEPTABLE – WE ARE MOBILIZING A PETITION DRIVE TO COMPELL THE GOVERNORS OF NEW MEXICO AND OKLAHOMA TO CHANGE THIS SITUATION. WE WILL PUSH THIS TO THE U.S. CONGRESS IF NECESSARY. WE ARE PETITIONING THE STATE RACING COMMISSIONS AND THE JUDGE MENTION IN RAY’S ARTICLE:
PLEASE HELP BY JOINING THIS CAUSE TO BRING REAL CHANGE TO HORSE RACING:
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