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February 14, 1989 | BILL CHRISTINE, Times Staff Writer
About six months ago, concerned horsemen in California began sending horses' urine samples that had already been tested by their state laboratory to New Mexico for a second opinion. These samples came from most of the winners of thoroughbred races at Del Mar, Hollywood Park, Santa Anita, Bay Meadows and Golden Gate Fields, plus winners of quarter-horse races at Los Alamitos.
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May 2, 1990 | JAY HOVDEY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Lazaro Barrera, keeper of the unbeaten flame known as Mister Frisky, has been through two heart surgeries, three countries and nearly every peak and valley in almost 50 years as a thoroughbred trainer. But nothing prepared the ebullient Barrera for the emotional roller-coaster ride of the last 15 months.
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May 2, 1990 | JAY HOVDEY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Lazaro Barrera, keeper of the unbeaten flame known as Mister Frisky, has been through two heart surgeries, three countries and nearly every peak and valley in almost 50 years as a thoroughbred trainer. But nothing prepared the ebullient Barrera for the emotional roller-coaster ride of the last 15 months.
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April 3, 1990 | BILL CHRISTINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The California Horse Racing Board is dropping its case against Roger Stein, the trainer who was suspended for six months and fined $2,000 after one of his horses tested positive for cocaine after a race at Santa Anita in October of 1988. The Stein case is the last to be dismissed by the board, which dropped charges last year against five other trainers whose horses also tested positive for cocaine. Those trainers included Wayne Lukas and Laz Barrera, two of the biggest names in racing.
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December 14, 1989 | JAY HOVDEY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Fifty to sixty race horse urine specimens that contained traces of cocaine will be ignored because they do not provide the standard of proof required by the California Horse Racing Board, legislators were told during a joint hearing of the Assembly and Senate Governmental Operations committees here Wednesday. Earlier this year, the CHRB, on advice of the state attorney general's office, dropped accusations against several prominent trainers whose horses had yielded similar positive tests. Dr.
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April 3, 1990 | BILL CHRISTINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The California Horse Racing Board is dropping its case against Roger Stein, the trainer who was suspended for six months and fined $2,000 after one of his horses tested positive for cocaine after a race at Santa Anita in October of 1988. The Stein case is the last to be dismissed by the board, which dropped charges last year against five other trainers whose horses also tested positive for cocaine. Those trainers included Wayne Lukas and Laz Barrera, two of the biggest names in racing.
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February 15, 1989 | BILL CHRISTINE, Times Staff Writer
The California Horse Racing Board hearing of Santa Anita trainer Roger Stein ended after 12 hours Tuesday nightwith an administrative law judge deciding that she will make her recommendation within 30 days. The board, which is expected to take action at its regular meeting March 29, can either accept or reject the decision of judge Amanda Behe, who presided over the hearing in Los Angeles.
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April 21, 1989
Thoroughbred trainer Roger Stein has sued Truesdail Laboratories of Tustin for "fraud, suppression of evidence, cover-up and laboratory malpractice," and asked for damages in excess of $25 million in a complaint filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court. A postrace test conducted by Truesdail on Emperor's Turn, a horse trained by Stein, last October at Santa Anita allegedly came up positive for cocaine, prompting track stewards to levy a six-month suspension and a $2,000 fine on the trainer.
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January 15, 1986
A machete attack on a supervisor at a Tustin firm may have been prompted by his discussion of a worker's job performance, police said. Police arrested Arnold G. Duncan, 34, address unknown, shortly after he allegedly attacked his supervisor, Richard Reid, 36, of Huntington Beach, inside Truesdail Laboratories Inc., 14201 Franklin Ave. in Tustin, a police spokesman said. Reid, who was struck several times, was taken to Healthcare Medical Center of Tustin with moderate injuries, police said.
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December 14, 1989 | JAY HOVDEY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Fifty to sixty race horse urine specimens that contained traces of cocaine will be ignored because they do not provide the standard of proof required by the California Horse Racing Board, legislators were told during a joint hearing of the Assembly and Senate Governmental Operations committees here Wednesday. Earlier this year, the CHRB, on advice of the state attorney general's office, dropped accusations against several prominent trainers whose horses had yielded similar positive tests. Dr.
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April 21, 1989
Thoroughbred trainer Roger Stein has sued Truesdail Laboratories of Tustin for "fraud, suppression of evidence, cover-up and laboratory malpractice," and asked for damages in excess of $25 million in a complaint filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court. A postrace test conducted by Truesdail on Emperor's Turn, a horse trained by Stein, last October at Santa Anita allegedly came up positive for cocaine, prompting track stewards to levy a six-month suspension and a $2,000 fine on the trainer.
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February 15, 1989 | BILL CHRISTINE, Times Staff Writer
The California Horse Racing Board hearing of Santa Anita trainer Roger Stein ended after 12 hours Tuesday nightwith an administrative law judge deciding that she will make her recommendation within 30 days. The board, which is expected to take action at its regular meeting March 29, can either accept or reject the decision of judge Amanda Behe, who presided over the hearing in Los Angeles.
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February 14, 1989 | BILL CHRISTINE, Times Staff Writer
About six months ago, concerned horsemen in California began sending horses' urine samples that had already been tested by their state laboratory to New Mexico for a second opinion. These samples came from most of the winners of thoroughbred races at Del Mar, Hollywood Park, Santa Anita, Bay Meadows and Golden Gate Fields, plus winners of quarter-horse races at Los Alamitos.
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