At the 4th International Show at Al-Khaledia in Riyad on Janary 26th-28th 2011, the Silver Champion mare VENETZIA was tested positive for Oxyphenbutazone and Phenylbutazone. The B-test showed the same result.
The owner of the mare is Al Shaqab Stud, Qatar, the Responsible Person Mr.Mohammed el Mobarak Al Sulaiti, Manager of the Al Shaqab Stud, Qatar
Decision of ECAHO’s Standing Disciplinary Commission of April 6th 2011:
- The mare VENETZIA is disqualified (Art 15 Rules for Medication Control, Blue Book 2010). The Bronze Medal Winner will move up to be Silver Medal Winner and the “Fourth Runner up” will become Bronze Medal Winner.
- The mare VENETZIA is suspended for one year (Art. 24 b Rules for Disciplinary Committees, Blue Book 2010).
- The Al Shaqab Stud has to pay a fine of 2,000 Euros (Art. 24 c Rules for Disciplinary Committees, Blue Book 2010).
- The Decision will be made public on the ECAHO website at the conclusion of the proceedings (Art. 17 Rules for Medication Control, Blue Book 2010).