To the clear outrage of his boss, Sheikh Mohammed, Mahmood Al Zarooni has in effect accepted that he has broken the rules of British racing by permitting the giving of anabolic steroids to horses in his care in Newmarket.
The biggest 'casualty' in terms of racing is Certify, a leading fancy which will now miss the Guineas next month, but this story has far deeper implications for the sport I love.

The nominal punishment is an apparently brutal 8 year ban but in one sense it matters little as Za...
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