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NJ Bettor Claims Winning Harness Horse Was Drugged

Law360 (March 8, 2018, 9:16 PM EST) -- A disappointed bettor slapped a New Jersey racing horse enterprise with a federal lawsuit Wednesday alleging that it gives animals performance-enhancing drugs and that the practice cost him nearly $32,000 in potential winnings on a race at New Meadowlands Racetrack.

Jeffrey Tretter of Granite City, Illinois, claims the horse he bet on in a harness race in January 2016 would have finished first rather than second if not for the “illegal, drug-induced win” of Tag Up and Go, a horse owned by defendant J.L. Sadowsky and...
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