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December 1, 2023
David Perle 202-483-7382
Los Angeles – Please see the next assertion from PETA Senior Vice President Kathy Guillermo concerning a California decide’s order to disqualify Justify from his win within the 2018 Santa Anita Derby:
Justice was gradual, however the court docket has ultimately come down on the facet of the horses’ and ordered Justify’s win within the 2018 Santa Anita Derby to be put aside. It could actually’t finish right here. Justify examined optimistic for a banned substance and have to be stripped of his Kentucky Derby and Triple Crown titles. He wouldn’t have certified for the Derby had California officers acted correctly and thus would by no means have gained the Triple Crown. Bob Baffert should not sweep doping beneath the rug with flimsy excuses, and the trade should take accountability for safeguarding all Thoroughbreds always.
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