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Rash of positive drug tests has Woodbine community worried and confused
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Rash of positive drug tests has Woodbine community worried and confused

A rash of positive tests for the banned drug Capsaicin has caused confusion, anger and fear at Woodbine and Fort Erie race tracks.“It’s a very scary situation for everyone in racing,” Kevin Attard, one of the leading trainers at Woodbine, told the Toronto Sun on Saturday. “With so many positives across the country, definitely there is something wrong.”Capsaicin is an active component found in chili peppers. The Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario earlier issued a notice saying that the pepper spray Rap Last, which has been used for decades to stop horses from ripping bandages off, may be one cause of the positive tests.Adding to the confusion, in another notice issued Friday night, the HBPA revealed that, following a Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontari...