Wheeling Stewards Suspend D. B. Wright for Ninety Days, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-28


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Wheeling Stewards Suspend D. B. Wright for Ninety Days WHEELING, W. Va., June 27.— D. B. Wright of Abingdon, Va., suspended for ninety days last night by the Wheeling Downs stewards for allegedly stimulating Miss Doolittle last Friday, announced the sale of two of his string. Wright said that Frank Perry had acquired Shan Hill and Miss Doolittle as well as the contract of jockey E. Wright, no relation. The stewards ruling, issued after the eighth race Tuesday, follows: "After a hearing held this afternoon, trainer D. B. Wright and all horses in his care, are suspended for 90 days. "The saliva test of Miss Doolittle, winner of the first race on Friday, June 22, after analysis showed the presence of strychnine in large quantity. "The following horses now listed as D. B. Wrights are Lead Please, Silver Bob, Miss Doolittle. Shan Hill and Pal, and two two-year-olds that cannot race again until a sale satisfactory to the stewards has been arranged."

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