BHA chief regulatory officer Jamie Stier said in a statement, “As was set out in our opening submissions, the BHA had no positive case to put to any individual witness because the BHA could not say who administered the anabolic steroid to the horse. However, it was the BHA’s case that Mr. Morrison’s assertion that this was a malicious act by someone completely outside of his control is unlikely. It was not the BHA’s case that the administration of the substance ‘must have been done by Mr. Morrison or somebody at his direction.’ We respect the panel’s decision, the rules of racing have been upheld and the matter of penalty is a matter wholly for the disciplinary panel to determine.”
He soon had a recurring role on the brief Barnard Hughes sitcom “Doc” and guested on “Kojak,” “Charlie’s Angels,” “Phyllis,” “Mary Tyler Moore” and “Rhoda” before being cast as Major Winchester on “MASH.” Even during his years on the hit show, he appeared in movies including “Oh! God,” starring John Denver and George Burns; “The Cheap Detective,” with Peter Falk; ventriloquist horror movie “Magic” with Anthony Hopkins; and TV movies including “Breaking Up Is Hard to Do” (1979), “The Oldest Living Graduate” (1980), “Father Damien: The Leper Priest” (1980) and “The Day the Bubble Burst.”
Regardless, I heard a lot of bodybuilder chatter growing up. Terms like “Training to failure,” “burn,” and “pose down” were all a part of the family vernacular. My uncles were natural bodybuilders. They competed before steroids were big, so to speak, in that world. My uncles moved past their bodybuilding prime just when steroids were entering its. I remember my uncles talking about all the young punks on steroids who were in the new wave of bodybuilders. Steroids were the hush-hush injections of manufactured muscle that would turn you from a 98-pound weakling into a 298-pound knuckle dragger in nothing flat.