Former Iditarod Champion Dallas Seavey launching his own investigation into his team's Positive Drug Tests

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Former Iditarod Champion Dallas Seavey has released a statement saying he wants race officials to release more details about the positive drug tests of multiple dogs on his team.
Seavey wants to launch his own investigation into how the tests for a prohibited drug came back positive.
Seavey's dogs tested positive for Tramadol at the Nome Finish line. The Iditarod Trail Committee announced in October that the dogs had tested positive, then revealed that the dogs were on Seavey's team after weeks of speculation.
Seavey has repeatedly denied giving his dogs the drug, and has dropped from the 2018 race in protest of the committee's handling of the incident.
Now he has requested a list of documents, including the notes and reports about the testing and analysis of his dogs.
The Trail Committee said they will respond to the four-time champ's request and will give him the most recent documents.
Seavey said that he made the request to determine the testing process, what the results show, and the chain of custody of the samples.
He has stated in the past that he believes the drugs were given to his dogs maliciously.
The trail committee has said that they do not put the blame on Seavey, and that they would not speculate on the situation surrounding the positive tests.