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Iditarod Sled Dogs Test Positive For Banned Substance | WBUR News

It’s not your ordinary sports doping scandal: some dogs who mushed this year’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race have tested positive for the opioid pain reliever Tramadol, the event’s governing board said Wednesday.

The Iditarod Trail Committee Board of Directors, which oversees the nearly 1,000-mile race, says that when dogs were tested six hours after finishing in Nome, Alaska, in March, several from one team came back positive for the drug. It is the first-ever positive result since Iditarod testing for prohibited substances began in 1994, officials said.

Source: Iditarod Sled Dogs Test Positive For Banned Substance | WBUR News

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