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Doping scandals hang over 1000, 2000 Guineas

Updated: May 3, 2013, 2:35 PM ET
Associated Press

NEWMARKET, England -- Shaken by the recent doping confessions of two high-profile trainers, British horse racing is under a cloud heading into the first two classics of the flat-racing season -- the 1,000 and 2,000 Guineas at Newmarket.

The town in eastern England -- known as the home of flat-racing -- has been at the center of both scandals, with Godolphin trainer Mahmood al-Zarooni banned for eight years for administering anabolic steroids to 15 horses and Gerard Butler confessing Monday ...

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