Tuesday, 9 December 2014


Thoroughbred- Stewards Inquiry – Trainer Mr Hec Mc Laren – STEP RIGHT UP

RWWA Stewards have been advised by the ChemCentre in Perth, that oxyphenbutazone has been detected in the urine sample taken from STEP RIGHT UP after it won Race 6, the Perth Racing Become A Member Today Handicap over 1400m at Belmont Racecourse on Saturday, 4 October 2014.

This finding has been verified by the Racing Science Centre (Qld).

Accordingly the Stewards will inquire into these reports and the Trainer of STEP RIGHT UP, Mr Hec Mc Laren has been requested to attend the inquiry, which will be held in the Stewards room at Ascot Racecourse on Friday, 19 December 2014 at 10.00am.

Media Contact: Brad Lewis – Chief Steward Thoroughbred Ph: 9445 5420 brad.lewis@rwwa.com.au