Cleaver fined $2000

Cranbourne trainer Ray Cleaver has been fined $2000 after seven-year-old Diggersanddealers produced a positive swab following a win at Caulfield.

The prohibited substance Procain was detected in a urine sample taken from the galloper after he won the Join MRC Now and Receive $2000 Instant Value Handicap (1700m) at Caulfield on July 17.

He had also won his two previous starts at Sandown.

Cleaver pleaded guilty to the prohibited substance charge and Diggersanddealers was disqualified as the winner the Caulfield event.

Placings were amended accordingly with Dr Nipandtuck awarded the race from Miles Above and Makeadreamcometrue.