Gural's Tough Talk on Rule Breakers

Jeff Gural at the SBOA banquet in Toronto:
  • Some individuals will always be one step ahead of any testing procedures,” he said,” but once a couple of people are taken away in handcuffs, that will be a big deterrent.” Gural emphasized that he’s prepared to use his newly-forged relationship with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s office to make prosecution for illegal drug use in racing a stern reality.
There's always whispers on backstretches about the use of synthetic painkillers, blood builders and the like which are of course, illegal and dangerous. When caught with something undetectable, the suspensions are just that - time off - and there are rarely any other repercussions. If Gural has his way, "time off" will have a whole new meaning.

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