Stewards at Santa Anita listened to hours of testimony Thursday on Triple Crown winner Justify’s post-race drug test after the 2018 Santa Anita Derby, with attorneys for the horse’s connections arguing that the California Horse Racing Board has no authority or basis to reopen the closed matter. The CHRB has filed two complaints seeking the disqualifications of Justify and Hoppertunity from their victories in 2018. The complaints also seek the redistribution of purse money from their races.
But Brees was here for Wednesday's Category 2 storm that hit the area and got to see some of the damage when he left the team's practice facility in Metairie. "I left the facility a little bit late and it felt like that was right in the thick of it," Brees said. "Trash cans blowing across the road.
WCG: Michael Thomas is arguably the best receiver in football but he’s been dealing with a high ankle sprain since Week 1. On top of that, there have been some rumblings that maybe the Saints organization isn’t happy with Thomas and that he might not be in their future plans. What’s the story with Thomas, will he play Sunday, and do you expect him to be in New Orleans next year?