A finding by a chemist of any positive test or overage in the test sample of a horse taken after a race, an official timed workout, or an out-of-competition test shall be considered prima facie evidence that the medication or metabolite, androgenic anabolic steroid, substance foreign to the natural horse, or endogenous, dietary, or environmental substance, NSAID, clenbuterol, venom, blood doping agent, or furosemide was administered to the horse.
A finding by a chemist of a level of TCO2 greater than 37 millimoles per liter of blood in the test sample of a horse shall be considered prima facie evidence that an alkalinizing agent was administered to the horse prior to the race or official timed workout after which the test sample was taken.
The fact that purse money has been distributed prior to the issuance of the chemist's report shall not be deemed a finding that no medication or metabolites, androgenic anabolic steroids, substance foreign to the natural horse, or endogenous, dietary, or environmental substances, clenbuterol, NSAIDs or furosemide exceeding allowable levels was administered to the horse earning such purse money in violation of this chapter.
9 SR 2527; 10 SR 1908; 12 SR 2393; 16 SR 2207; 25 SR 1609; 28 SR 1482; 31 SR 1277; 33 SR 8; 40 SR 1393; 41 SR 1322; 46 SR 6
July 16, 2021
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes