All horses at Godolphin stables to be drugs tested

The British Horseracing Authority is due to start full testing of every horse at the Godolphin stables in Newmarket today, following a doping scandal.

Moulton Paddocks is in lockdown while all the horses are tested Credit: PA wire

Mahmood al-Zarooni has admitted giving anabolic steroids to fifteen horses at the Godolphin stables, where he's been principal trainer since 2010. He's been banned from the sport for eight years.

Godolphin owner Sheikh Mohammed has locked down the Moulton Paddocks until the testing is undertaken.

Godolphin trainer Mahmood Al Zarooni arriving at the British Horseracing Authority Headquarters in London last week. Credit: PA wire

Advertisement

Newmarket doping investigation

Newmarket's racing industry is facing fresh questions about horse doping