Drug Test

John Ridley, HKJC director of operations

Hong Kong Jockey Club defends horse-feed testing protocols

As an investigation continues into how the cattle weight-gain drug zilpaterol ended up in Hong Kong horse feed, a high-ranking official has defended the Jockey Club's testing procedures and expressed confidence in the brands at the centre of the furore. But the official stopped short of guaranteeing a similar incident could not happen again.