Walk In The Sun to run at Ascot despite mystery around failed doping test

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the Guardian—• Colt failed test for undeclared substance in February• Martyn Meade is new trainer after stable switch A mystery horse at the centre of twin controversies is heading to one of Royal Ascot’s most prestigious races a week on Tuesday. Walk In The Sun failed a dope test for an as-yet undeclared substance after winning at Lingfield in February and has not been seen on a racecourse since, though he has switched stables, to the evident ire of his former trainer, Jeremy Noseda. The colt, who cost...

Walk In The Sun tested positive for cocaine after Lingfield win in February. • Horse was trained by Jeremy Noseda at time of victory• Newmarket handler declined to comment when contacted A metabolite of cocaine was the substance found in a test taken from the unbeaten $1.4m horse Walk In The Sun after he won at Lingfield in February. Jeremy Noseda, who trained the horse at the time, declined to comment about the positive test when contacted on Monday night. “I have no comment on anything at all,” was Noseda’s response. Both he and the British Horseracing Authority have...