Veterinary medicine

FILE - In this March 15, 2016, file photo, Dallas Seavey poses with his lead dogs Reef, left, and Tide after finishing the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Nome, Alaska. Seavey won his third straight Iditarod, for his fourth overall title in the last five years. Four-time Iditarod champion Dallas Seavey denies he administered banned drugs to his dogs in this year's race, and has withdrawn from the 2018 race in protest. The Iditarod Trail Committee on Monday identified Seavey as the musher who had four dogs test positive for a banned opioid pain reliever after finishing the race last March in Nome. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File)
October 24, 2017 - 9:55 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on doping claims at the Iditarod (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Organizers of Alaska's Iditarod are acknowledging the famed race is in its darkest time as it grapples with fallout from the first doping scandal in its history. Still, Iditarod CEO Stan Hooley said...
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Assistant trainer Masaaki Minamida pats Epicharis as he grazed after it was announced that the horse was scratched from the 149th running of the Belmont Stakes horse race, Saturday, June 10, 2017, in Elmont, N.Y. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)
June 10, 2017 - 11:28 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Belmont Stakes is down to 11 horses after Epicharis was scratched after a veterinarian exam on Saturday morning. The New York Racing Association said the exam revealed continued inflammation in the Japanese colt's right front hoof. Epicharis wasn't ready to run the 1½-mile race...
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