Veterinarian States His Case Against Cobra Venom Charges

Suspended equine veterinarian Rodney Stewart testified Dec. 3 that he was unaware that a soft-sided cooler he left in a refrigerator in a barn at Keeneland contained the prohibited substance cobra toxin.

Also, during a daylong hearing of Stewart's appeal of his five-year suspension by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, the vet said he did not know that a box in the back of his truck

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