An unnamed Victorian horse has returned an irregularity to arsenic in a post-race urine sample.
Racing Victoria stewards have been advised by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Racing Laboratory of the irregularity
Arsenic at a mass concentration in excess of 0.30 milligrams per litre in urine is considered a prohibited substance in accordance with the provisions of Australian Rule of Racing 178C.
Arsenic is a poisonous heavy metal and is regarded as a tonic in small doses.
The trainer of the horse in question has been advised of the irregularity.
Stewards will await advice on the confirmation of the sample before releasing any further information.