Louisiana Dermorphin Rulings Upheld

Four trainers have rulings upheld in court.

Four Louisiana trainers have had rulings upheld.

Louisiana’s Third Circuit Court of Appeal has affirmed a lower court ruling upholding the 2012 fines and suspensions given to four trainers with positive tests for the Class 1 drug dermorphin, according to the Paulick Report.

Trainers John Darrel Soileau, Alonzo Loya, Alvin Smith and Michael "Heath" Taylor were each suspended between five to 10 years and fined up to $20,000 after two days of hearings conducted by the Louisiana State Racing Commission. All four trainers are also suspended by AQHA.

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