Amoss Fined For Third Medication Offense
by Blood-Horse Staff
Date Posted: 1/31/2012 3:49:31 PM
Last Updated: 2/1/2012 12:50:06 PM
Trainer Tom Amoss
Anne M. Eberhardt
Trainer Tom Amoss has been fined $2,500 by stewards in Kentucky after being found in violation of a Class C medication offense three times within a 365-day period.
According to the Jan. 20 ruling, the Amoss-trained Notassharpasuthink tested positive for the Class C drug Methocarbamol following a third-place in the eighth race at Keeneland last Oct. 22. The purse monies and pari-mutuel wagering on the race were unaffected.
Among the horses trained by Amoss, a stalwart in the Midwest, have been grade I winner Heritage of Gold and grade II winners Backtalk, Rush Bay, and Royal Spy.
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