|Another drugs controversary
has surrounded former Brisbane trainer Barry Baldwin after news broke that another one of
his runners has returned a positive swab to a banned substance in Macau.
Handed a four month disqualification little more than a week ago after
one of his runners returned a positive swab the Macau Jockey Club has revealed another of
his runners has done likewise.
Baldwin, currently training on a stay of proceedings after
lodging an appeal after his four month ban, has been ordered to front Macau stewards
Stewards will conduct their first inquiry into the latest
findings late this evening Australian time.
The most recent drama came when the sample from the third
placegetter from the Ashely Handicap on February 3, (the aptly named) I Can't Believe It,
returned positive to the banned substance ambroxol.
Baldwin's first misdemeanor came when his galloper Cheers
Forever returned a positive swab to the prohibited substance hydroxypromazine.
The latest news comes less than a week before the scheduled
appeal on the initial four month ban. That hearing is tabled for March 3.