The owners of a racehorse scratched from the Melbourne Cup say they should have been able to rely on the expertise of the vet who treated their $9 hopeful.
Four-time Melbourne Cup winner Lloyd Williams and the horse’s other owners are suing a Ballarat vet clinic, arguing its negligence caused them “catastrophic loss and harm” when Amralah tested positive to a banned substance.
“Anderson is not the local vet on the corner. He’s a registered equine specialist,” the owners’ barrister Mark Robins QC said of the defendant, Brian Howard Anderson, in a Victorian Supreme Court hearing on Thursday.
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