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Champion Irish Greyhound Tests Positive For Cocaine

By James Fenton

September 14, 2017 at 7:44am


One of Ireland's premier racing greyhounds has tested positive for cocaine, according to the Irish Greyhound Board. 

Clonbrien Hero tested positive for the substance three times within a four week period, between June 24 and July 22. 

According to RTÉ, the Class A drug has a similar effect on dogs as it does on humans. The IGB confirmed the dog tested positive for Benzoylecgonine, otherwise known as cocaine.

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