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It's A Bird Disqualified From Oaklawn Win

Friday, 24th July 2009

Leading US 6YO entire It's a Bird (Birdonthewire-Faithful City, by Hooched) has been stripped of his 6-lengths victory in the Gr2 Oaklawn Handicap for a positive test for Class 4 medication naproxen, reported thoroughbredtimes.com. Before the ruling It's a Bird ranked 5th on the North American earnings list this year with US$1,148,600. It's A Bird's trainer Marty Wolfson was fined US$500, & while he may appeal the decision, owner Edmund Gann will forfeit the US$300,000 winner's share of the US$500,000 purse.

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