US RACING: Trainer fined US$1,500 for Bute overage; horse later euthanized

Trainer Steve Knapp has been fined $1,500 for an overage of the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory painkiller phenylbutazone (Bute) administered to Emtech, a 3-year old colt that subsequently suffered a fatal breakdown at Santa Anita last month according to an article from the Los Angeles Times. Emtech suffered catastrophic injuries on the Arcadia, California track on Sept. […]