Classic-winning Godolphin trainer Mahmood Al Zaooni is to face a British Horseracing Authority disciplinary panel hearing after samples taken from 11 horses in his care in Newmarket tested positive for anabolic steroids.
Al Zarooni, who won the Ladbrokes St Leger at Doncaster last year with Encke, as well as the richest race in the world, the Dubai World Cup, with Monterosso, trained a whole host of big-race winners since joining Sheikh Mohammed's operation.
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The decision represents something of a victory for the president who will now be able to enforce most of his controversial 90-day ban.
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