Chemistry Expert Witnesses Best For Equine Drug Cases

Dr. Scott Stanley, director of the Kenneth L. Maddy Equine Analytical Chemistry Laboratory at the University of California-Davis, encouraged officials at the Symposium on Racing and Gaming to gather all available data before prosecuting equine drug cases. Stanley encouraged them to use chemistry expert witnesses to successfully enforce drug policies.

The conference kicked off the Symposium on Racing and Gaming, presented by the University of Arizona’s Race Track Industry Program this week in Tucson, Arizona.outlined various testing procedures. Equine toxicologist and pharmacologist George Maylin D.V.M. showed how blood tests can provide more information than urine tests while lawyer Ira Finkelstein, who handles equine law cases, addressed case preparation and evidence compilation.

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