Recent rulings collected by the ARCI organization

    The rulings that follow were received by ARCI within the last 5 days.  Please note that the ruling dates may be more than 5 days old. This report has been sorted from most to least recent ruling date. >6/22/2016<

258 Total Rulings compiled at: 6/27/2016 7:38:08 AM G.M.T.

Name: PEDRO GOMEZ Ruling Date: 6/26/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Ruidoso Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-RUI-49 Ruling Type: Necessitating a Late Scratch
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 200 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Trainer Pedro Gomez having been duly notified, failing to appear, and had his hearing held in absentia before the Board of Stewards on June 20, 2016, for failing to have entries Mr Chiks Perry and Kassino Kash on grounds at the designated time which resulted in scratches in the fourth and fourteenth races on May 29, 2016 at Ruidoso Downs.

For this violation, the Board of Stewards assessed Pedro Gomez a fine in the amount of two hundred dollars ($200.00). The fine is to be paid on or before July 26, 2016 in accordance with 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(8) NMAC. Failure to pay the fine within the time prescribed may result in immediate suspension Trainer Pedro Gomez is found to be in violation of.

15.2.5.12 HORSES INELIGIBLE: A horse shall be ineligible to start in a race when: A. it is not stabled on the grounds of the association or present by the time established by the commission;

Name: CODY LYMOIN REYNOLDS Ruling Date: 6/26/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Ruidoso Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-RUI-50 Ruling Type: Necessitating a Late Scratch
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 200 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Trainer Cody Reynolds having been duly notified, having failed to appear, and had his hearing held in absentia before the Board of Stewards on June 20, 2016, for failure to appear in paddock with entry, Cloud Wrangler, which resulted in a late scratch and mutuel refund in the ninth race on June 4, 2016 at Ruidoso Downs

For this rule violation, the Board of Stewards assessed Cody Reynolds a penalty in the amount of two hundred dollars ($200.00). The fine is to be paid on or before July 26, 2016 in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(l) NMAC.

Failure to pay the fine within the time prescribed may result in immediate suspension.

Licensee is found to be in violation of:

16.47.1.10 (C) (22) presenting his/her horse in the paddock at least 20 minutes before post time or at a time otherwise appointed before the race in which the horse is entered;

Name: ISIDRO ALANIZ RODRIGUEZ Ruling Date: 6/26/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Ruidoso Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-RUI-51 Ruling Type: Trainer Responsibility
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 50 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:

Trainer Isidro Rodriguez having been duly notified, waived his 10 day notice of hearing, and appeared before the before the Board of Stewards on June 12, 2016, for failure to declare equipment (Flipping Halter Off) at time of entry for Dominyuns Pride, entered in the third race, on June 4, 2016, at Ruidoso Downs.

For this rule violation, the Board of Stewards assessed a penalty in the amount off fifty dollars ($ 50.00). The fine is to paid on or before July 26, 2016 in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(l) NMAC. Failure to pay the fine within the time prescribed may result in immediate suspension. Licensee is found to be in violation of:

NMAC: 15.2.5.8 (B10) Any approved change of equipment must be declared at time of entry. Any changes after that time must be approved by the stewards.

Name: BRIAN EDWIN MUSE Ruling Date: 6/26/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Ruidoso Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-RUI-52 Ruling Type: Employment Violation
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 100 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Trainer Brian Muse, having been duly notified, waived his right to a 10 day notice of hearing, appeared before the Board of Stewards on June 20, 2016, for employing Cesar Alvarez in a capacity for which he was not licensed for, a groom while holding an owners license June 12, 2016 at Ruidoso Downs.

Brian Muse was found to be in violation of Commission rules. Thus, for this FIRST EMPLOYMENT VIOLATION IN A 365 DAY PERIOD FOR WORKING HELP WITH A VALID LICENSE IN A CAPACITY IN WHICH THEY WERE NOT LICENSED FOR, the Board of Stewards assessed Brian Muse a penalty in the amount of one hundred dollars ($100.00). The fine is to be paid on or before July 26, 2016 in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(l) NMAC. Failure to pay this fine within the time prescribed may result in immediate suspension.

Licensee is found to be in violation of the following rules:

16.47.1.8 L (1)(C) The commission may refuse to issue a license to an applicant, or may suspend or revoke a license issued, or order disciplinary measures, if the applicant: who is unqualified, by experience or otherwise, to perform the activities for which a license is required, or who fails to pass an examination prescribed by the commission.16.47.1.10 (C)(4) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part “A Trainer must provide a list to the Chief of Security of the Trainer’s employees on association grounds and any other area under the jurisdiction of the Commission.

Name: CESAR ALVAREZ Ruling Date: 6/26/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Ruidoso Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-RUI-53 Ruling Type: Employment Violation
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 100 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Owner Cesar Alvarez, having been duly notified and represented by trainer Brian Muse before the Board of Stewards on June 20, 2016, for working in a capacity for which he was not licensed for, a groom while holding an owners license June 12, 2016 at Ruidoso Downs.

Cesar Alvarez was found to be in violation of Commission rules. Thus, for this FIRST EMPLOYMENT VIOLATION IN A 365 DAY PERIOD FOR WORKING WITH A VALID LICENSE IN A CAPACITY IN HE WAS NOT LICENSED FOR, the Board of Stewards assessed Cesar Alvarez a penalty in the amount of one hundred dollars ($100.00). The fine is to be paid on or before July 26, 2016 in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(l) NMAC. Failure to pay this fine within the time prescribed may result in immediate suspension.

Licensee is found to be in violation of the following rules:

16.47.1.8 L (1)(C) The commission may refuse to issue a license to an applicant, or may suspend or revoke a license issued, or order disciplinary measures, if the applicant: who is unqualified, by experience or otherwise, to perform the activities for which a license is required, or who fails to pass an examination prescribed by the commission

Name: GERARDO GUTIERREZ Ruling Date: 6/26/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Ruidoso Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-RUI-54 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal (Associated Ruling)
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 750 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: 7/4/2016 Suspension End: 8/3/2016
Ruling Text: Trainer Gerardo Gutierrez having been duly notified and having appeared with interpreter Fernando Ramirez before the Board Of Stewards on June 24, 2016, regarding a lab report from UC/Davis (official testing laboratory for the NMSRC), for a confirmed positive for the Class 3B drug “clenbuterol” detected in horse “Cut Loose Taylor”, who finished 1st place in the fourth race, on March 27, 2016 at Sunland Park Racetrack. Test Sample #: NM16624. (The original lab report indicated a finding of clenbuterol at 414 pg/ml in the urine and confirmed in the split sample by Texas A&M at 472±61 pg/ml in the urine.) Owner Javier M. Chavez was duly notified and failed to appear for the hearing . He is the owner of record for horse “Cut Loose Taylor” which was the subject of the clenbuterol positive. Gerardo Gutierrez is found to be in violation of: 15.2.6.9(D)(1-2-3) NMAC: Which states that "A finding by the Commission approved laboratory of a prohibited drug, chemical or other substance in a test specimen of a horse is prima facie evidence that the prohibited drug, chemical or other substance was administered to the horse and, in the case of a post-race test, was present in the horse's body while it was participating in a race (b) therapeutic medications in excess of established acceptable levels".15.2.6.9(P) NMAC: Which states that the suspension of authorized medications, as outlined in sections 1-2-3-4, which led to a published, posted and distributed memo effective July 22, 2015, which states in part “clenbuterol is a prohibited substance and will constitute a violation of NMSRC rules” 15.2.6.11(A) NMAC and 16.47.1.10(B)(1) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "The Trainer is the absolute insurer of the condition of horses entered in an official workout or race, and is responsible for the presence of any prohibited drug or medication, or other prohibited substance in such horse. A positive test for a prohibited drug or medication or other prohibited substance or the presence of permitted medication in excess of maximum allowable levels as reported by the commission approved laboratory is prima facie evidence of a violation of this rule. The Trainer is absolutely responsible regardless of the acts of third party." 15.2.6.9(D) O. SUSPENSION OF AUTHORIZED MEDICATION: (1) After a public meeting that has been noticed in accordance with the Open Meetings Act, Sections 10-15-1 through 10-15-4 NMSA, 1978, the commission may, for any cause, temporarily suspend the authorized administration to a horse entered to race of any drug, substance or medication that is otherwise permitted under the commission rules (2) The temporary suspension of the authorized administration of a drug, substance or medication may be for a race, breed, or race meeting, provided all horses in the same race compete under the same conditions (3) The commission shall notify in writing the racing association, the trainer’s organization, and licensed veterinarians of any temporary suspension of authorization to administer a drug, substance or medication to a horse entered to race. The written notification shall at minimum:(a) state the authorized medication whose use is temporarily suspended,(b) the period of time for which the use of the authorized medication is temporarily suspended, and (c) whether the temporary suspension is for a specific breed or a race meeting (4) A suspension of authorization to administer a drug, substance or medication to a horse entered to race shall not exceed 12 months.15.2.1 (P) (15) "Prohibited substance" is any chemical which, when administered to a horse can create a change in the normal physiological performance of the horse's racing ability, such as narcotics, anesthetics, depressants, anti-convulsants, tranquilizers, hallucinogenics and stimulants; when administered to a horse, may interfere with testing procedures and is not a therapeutic medication. 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(k) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that “ Purses, prizes, awards and trophies shall be redistributed if the Stewards or Commission order a change in the official order of finish.”15.2.5.13(E)(4)(d)Which states in pertinent part that “The Stewards may determine that a horse shall be unplaced for purpose of the purse distribution and trial qualification. For this first Class 3B medication violation in a 365- day period issued in accordance with 15.2.6.9 (C)(2)(b) NMAC, the Board of Stewards assessed Gerardo Gutierrez a penalty as follows: 1. A 30 day suspension of all NMRC licenses beginning July 4, 2016 through August 3, 2016, inclusive. 2.A ($750) seven hundred and fifty dollar fine to paid on or before July 26, 2016, in accordance with 15.2.1.9(B)(7)(f) NMAC and 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(l) NMAC: Which states that "All fines imposed by the Stewards shall be paid to the commission within 30 days after the ruling is issued, unless otherwise ordered.” Failure to pay fine in prescribed time may result in an immediate suspension. 3.The horse “Cut Loose Taylor” must pass a commission approved veterinary examination before being eligible to enter. 4.Loss of purse from the fourth race, on March 27, 2016 at Sunland Park Racetrack and the horse Cut Loose Taylor”, is HEREBY DISQUALIFIED AND ORDERED UNPLACED. The new order of finish is as follows. 1) Jm Apollo 2) Hc Colour Me Chico 3) Inchoho Tes 4) Skunktail Eagle 5) Bp Painted Mariah 6) Wrs Quick Reguards 7) The Big Wagon UNPLACED Cut Loose Taylor”, During said time of applicable suspension Gerardo Gutierrez is hereby excluded from all areas of the grounds under the jurisdiction of the NMSRC, in accordance with 15.2.1.9 (C)(21)(a-b) NMAC, and 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(f) NMAC. Additionally, effective upon applicable suspension dates, all horses owned or trained, or under the care of Gerardo Gutierrez are ineligible to be entered or start in any race in this jurisdiction, per 15.2.1.9 (C)(21)(c) NMAC. 15.2.1.9(b): Which states in pertinent part that "An appeal under this section must be filed not later than 10 days after the date of the ruling. If the deadline falls on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, the period is extended to include the next day that is not a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday. The appeal must be received by noon, at the main commission offices or with the stewards who issued the ruling and must be accompanied by a fee in the amount of $500. The fee must be in the form of cash, a cashier’s check, money order or personal check."
Name: JESUS G BELTRAN Ruling Date: 6/26/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Downs at Albuquerque
Ruling Number: 2016-DAA-2 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 1000 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: 7/7/2016 Suspension End: 8/6/2016
Ruling Text:
Trainer/Owner, Jesus G. Beltran, having been duly notified, and having appeared telephonically through attorney Gene Chavez before the Board of Stewards on 6/24/16, regarding a lab report from UC/Davis (official testing laboratory for the NMSRC), for a confirmed positive test for the Class III drug "Clenbuterol", which was found in sample NM19292, after it was collected from the horse "Separate Wild" which finished 1st in the 3rd race, April 24, 2016 at SunRay Park.
 (The original lab report indicated a finding of Clenbuterol in urine at 356pg/ml. Split sampling rights, as provided in 15.2.6.10 (D) NMAC were afforded to, and accepted by, Jesus G. Beltran. The split was confirmed positive by TVMDL with a finding of 308pg/ml +/- 16 pg/ml in urine). With this drug, no level of detection is allowed to be found in a post-race sample.
  
Jesus G. Beltran is found to be in violation of:
 15.2.6.9(D)(1) NMAC: A finding by the commission approved laboratory of a prohibited drug, chemical or other substance in a test specimen of a horse is prima facie evidence that the prohibited drug, chemical or other substance was administered to the horse and, in the case of a post-race test, was present in the horse's body while it was participating in a race. Prohibited substances include: drugs or medications for which no acceptable levels have been established; therapeutic medications in excess of established acceptable levels; substances present in the horse in excess of levels at which such substances could occur naturally; substances foreign to a horse at levels that cause interference with testing procedures.
 15.2.6.11(A) NMAC and 16.47.1.10(B)(1) NMAC:  Which states in pertinent part that "The Trainer is the absolute insurer of the condition of horses entered in an official workout or race, and is responsible for the presence of any prohibited drug or medication, or other prohibited substance in such horse.  A positive test for a prohibited drug or medication or other prohibited substance or the presence of permitted medication in excess of maximum allowable levels as reported by the commission approved laboratory is prima facie evidence of a violation of this rule.  The Trainer is absolutely responsible regardless of the acts of third party."
 
For this violation, the Board of Stewards assess Jesus G. Beltran a penalty as follows:
(1) A suspension of any/all NMSRC issued licenses for a period of 30 calendar days (July 7, 2016 through August 6, 2016,     
        Inclusive);
(2) A fine in the amount of one-thousand dollars ($1,000.00.);
(3) Loss of purse of the 3rd race, April 24, 2016, at SunRay Park.
New Order of Finish:     1st  Ugo Igo                                              4th  Shesalasting Runner
                                            2nd  Rasberry Cola                                5th Rabbit Trick
                                            3rd  Me Tuff                                             Unplaced: Separate Wild
 This is a first offense positive test violation in the past 365 day period, and is issued in accordance with 15.2.6.9 (C)(2) NMAC. The fine is to be paid on or before any reinstatement date, in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(l) NMAC.
 
 During said time of applicable suspension, Jesus G. Beltran is hereby excluded from all areas of the grounds under the jurisdiction of the NMSRC, in accordance with 15.2.1.9 (C)(21)(a) NMAC, and 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(f) NMAC.
 
Additionally, effective upon applicable suspension dates, all horses owned or trained, or under the care of Jesus G. Beltran are ineligible to be entered or start in any race in this jurisdiction, per 15.2.1.9 (C)(21)(c) NMAC.
 
                                                 BY ORDER OF THE DOWNS at ALBUQUERQUE BOARD OF STEWARDS
 
                  _____________________                                _______________________                                    _____________________        
                           steward                                                                  steward                                                                  steward
An appeal under this section must be filed not later than 10 days after the date of the ruling. If the deadline falls on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, the period is extended to include the next day that is not a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday.  The appeal must be received by noon, at the main commission offices or with the stewards who issued the ruling and must be accompanied by a fee in the amount of $500. The fee must be in the form of cash, a cashier's check, money order or personal check.
Name: JESUS G BELTRAN Ruling Date: 6/26/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Downs at Albuquerque
Ruling Number: 2016-DAA-3 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 2500 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: 8/7/2016 Suspension End: 11/5/2016
Ruling Text:
Trainer/Owner, Jesus G. Beltran, having been duly notified, and having appeared telephonically through attorney Gene Chavez before the Board of Stewards on 6/24/16, regarding a lab report from UC/Davis (official testing laboratory for the NMSRC), for a confirmed positive test for the Class III drug "Clenbuterol", which was found in sample NM19338, after it was collected from the horse "Miss Tessmocker" which finished 1st in the 6th race, April 29, 2016 at SunRay Park.
 
(The original lab report indicated a finding of Clenbuterol in urine at 705pg/ml. Split sampling rights, as provided in 15.2.6.10 (D) NMAC were afforded to, and accepted by, Jesus G. Beltran. The split was confirmed positive by TVMDL with a finding of 614pg/ml +/- 14 pg/ml in urine). With this drug, no level of detection is allowed to be found in a post-race sample.
 
Jesus G. Beltran is found to be in violation of:
 15.2.6.9(D)(1) NMAC: A finding by the commission approved laboratory of a prohibited drug, chemical or other substance in a test specimen of a horse is prima facie evidence that the prohibited drug, chemical or other substance was administered to the horse and, in the case of a post-race test, was present in the horse's body while it was participating in a race. Prohibited substances include: drugs or medications for which no acceptable levels have been established; therapeutic medications in excess of established acceptable levels; substances present in the horse in excess of levels at which such substances could occur naturally; substances foreign to a horse at levels that cause interference with testing procedures.
 15.2.6.11(A) NMAC and 16.47.1.10(B)(1) NMAC:  Which states in pertinent part that "The Trainer is the absolute insurer of the condition of horses entered in an official workout or race, and is responsible for the presence of any prohibited drug or medication, or other prohibited substance in such horse.  A positive test for a prohibited drug or medication or other prohibited substance or the presence of permitted medication in excess of maximum allowable levels as reported by the commission approved laboratory is prima facie evidence of a violation of this rule.  The Trainer is absolutely responsible regardless of the acts of third party."
 
For this violation, the Board of Stewards assess Jesus G. Beltran a penalty as follows:
(1) A suspension of any/all NMSRC issued licenses for a period of 90 calendar days, following suspension per 2016-DAA-2 (August 7, 2016 through November 5, 2016, Inclusive);
(2) A fine in the amount of twenty-five hundred dollars ($2,500.00.);
(3) Loss of purse of the 6th race, April 29, 2016, at SunRay Park. New Order of Finish:
 1st Swiss Star   5th Teller Im Working
 2nd Leo’s Storm   6th  Maken Dinero
 3rd Mitey Mystery Man  7th  Danzatleca  
 4th Dc Milk Shake Unplaced: Miss Tessmocker
 
This is a second offense positive test violation in the past 365 day period, and is issued in accordance with 15.2.6.9 (C)(2) NMAC. The fine is to be paid on or before any reinstatement date, in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(l) NMAC.  
 
During said time of applicable suspension, Jesus G. Beltran is hereby excluded from all areas of the grounds under the jurisdiction of the NMSRC, in accordance with 15.2.1.9 (C)(21)(a) NMAC, and 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(f) NMAC.
 
Additionally, effective upon applicable suspension dates, all horses owned or trained, or under the care of Jesus G. Beltran are ineligible to be entered or start in any race in this jurisdiction, per 15.2.1.9 (C)(21)(c) NMAC.
 
                                                  BY ORDER OF THE DOWNS at ALBUQUERQUE BOARD OF STEWARDS
  
                _____________________                                _______________________                                    _____________________        
                           steward                                                                  steward                                                                  steward
An appeal under this section must be filed not later than 10 days after the date of the ruling. If the deadline falls on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, the period is extended to include the next day that is not a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday.  The appeal must be received by noon, at the main commission offices or with the stewards who issued the ruling and must be accompanied by a fee in the amount of $500. The fee must be in the form of cash, a cashier's check, money order or personal check.
Name: EDUARDO G OLIVAS Ruling Date: 6/26/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Ruidoso Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-RUI-56 Ruling Type: Employment Violation
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 100 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Owner Eduardo Olivas having been duly notified and having failed to appear, had his hearing held in absentia before the Board of Stewards on June 24, 2016 for working for trainer Roy Marcom as a groom on June 6, 2016, at Ruidoso Downs (without being properly licensed in that capacity).

For these rule violations, the Board of Stewards hereby access Eduardo Olivas a penalty in the amount of one hundred dollars ($100.00). The fine is to be paid on or before July 26, 2016 in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(l) NMAC. Failure to pay this fine within the time prescribed may result in immediate suspension. This ruling is in accordance with:

16.47.1.8 (M)(2)NMAC: Which states in pertinent part “A license is valid only under the condition that the licensee remains eligible to hold such a license 16.47.1.8 L (1)(C) The commission may refuse to issue a license to an applicant, or may suspend or revoke a license issued, or order disciplinary measures, if the applicant: who is unqualified, by experience or otherwise, to perform the activities for which a license is required, or who fails to pass an examination prescribed by the commission.

Name: ROY LEE MARCOM Ruling Date: 6/26/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Ruidoso Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-RUI-55 Ruling Type: Employment Violation
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 100 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Trainer Roy Marcom, having been duly notified and appeared before the Board of Stewards on June 24, 2016, for employing owner Eduardo Olivas in a capacity for which he was not licensed for, a groom while holding an owners license June 6, 2016 at Ruidoso Downs.

Roy Marcom was found to be in violation of Commission rules. Thus, for this FIRST EMPLOYMENT VIOLATION IN A 365 DAY PERIOD FOR EMPLOYING HELP WITH A VALID LICENSE IN A CAPACITY IN WHICH THEY WERE NOT LICENSED FOR, the Board of Stewards assessed Roy Marcom a penalty in the amount of one hundred dollars ($100.00). The fine is to be paid on or before July 26, 2016 in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(l) NMAC. Failure to pay this fine within the time prescribed may result in immediate suspension.

Licensee is found to be in violation of the following rules:

16.47.1.8 L (1)(C) The commission may refuse to issue a license to an applicant, or may suspend or revoke a license issued, or order disciplinary measures, if the applicant: who is unqualified, by experience or otherwise, to perform the activities for which a license is required, or who fails to pass an examination prescribed by the commission.16.47.1.10 (C)(4) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part “A Trainer must provide a list to the Chief of Security of the Trainer’s employees on association grounds and any other area under the jurisdiction of the Commission.

Name: JAIME GUTIERREZ ALDAVAZ Ruling Date: 6/26/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Ruidoso Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-RUI-57 Ruling Type: Trainer Responsibility
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 50 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:

Trainer Jaime G. Aldavaz Sr. having been duly notified and appeared before the before the Board of Stewards on June 24, 2016, for failure to declare equipment (Flipping Halter Off) at time of entry for Ruybe James, entered in the third race, on June 5, 2016, at Ruidoso Downs.

For this rule violation, the Board of Stewards assessed a penalty in the amount off fifty dollars ($ 50.00). The fine is to paid on or before July 26, 2016 in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(l) NMAC. Failure to pay the fine within the time prescribed may result in immediate suspension. Licensee is found to be in violation of:

NMAC: 15.2.5.8 (B10) Any approved change of equipment must be declared at time of entry. Any changes after that time must be approved by the stewards.

Name: TAURINO GONZALEZ GUTIERREZ Ruling Date: 6/26/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Downs at Albuquerque
Ruling Number: 2016-DAA-4 Ruling Type: Trainer Responsibility
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 50 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
Trainer  Taurino Gutierrez, having telephonically appeared, before the Board of Stewards on this date for failure to provide equipment:
(Blinkers) , on the horse "Jp Pendleton" that ran in the1st race, June 25, 2016 at The Downs at Albuquerque.
 
Taurino Gutierrez, is found to be in violation of:
 
15.2.5.8(B)(10) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part “Any approved change of equipment must be declared at time of entry. Any changes after that time must be approved by the Stewards.
 
15.2.5.13(A)(7) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part “No licensee may change any equipment on a horse in its last race without approval of the Paddock Judge or Stewards”.
 
16.47.1.10 (B)(17) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part “The Trainer is responsible for representing an Owner in making entries and scratches, and in all other matters pertaining to racing, horses entered as to eligibility, and weight or other allowances claimed”.
 
For this 1st violation at this meeting, the Board of Stewards assessed Taurino Gutierrez, a penalty of a fine in the amount of fifty dollars ($50.00). The fine is to be paid on or before July 25, 2016 in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(l) NMAC.
  
 Failure to pay the fine within the time prescribed may result in immediate suspension.
 
Appeal Filing Deadline: 15.2.1.9(B)(9)(b)NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that “An appeal under this section must be filed not later than 10 days from the date of the ruling.  The appeal must be filed at the main Commission offices, or with the Stewards who issued the ruling.
Name: SERGIO P ROMAN Ruling Date: 6/26/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Downs at Albuquerque
Ruling Number: 2016-DAA-5 Ruling Type: Trainer Responsibility
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 50 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
Trainer  Sergio Roman, having telephonically appeared, before the Board of Stewards on this date for failure to provide equipment: (Flipping Halter) , on the horse "James D Man" that ran in the 4th race, June 25, 2016 at The Downs at Albuquerque.
 
Sergio Roman is found to be in violation of:
 
15.2.5.8(B)(10) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part “Any approved change of equipment must be declared at time of entry. Any changes after that time must be approved by the Stewards.
 
15.2.5.13(A)(7) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part “No licensee may change any equipment on a horse in its last race without approval of the Paddock Judge or Stewards”.
 
16.47.1.10 (B)(17) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part “The Trainer is responsible for representing an Owner in making entries and scratches, and in all other matters pertaining to racing, horses entered as to eligibility, and weight or other allowances claimed”.
 
For this 1st violation at this meeting, the Board of Stewards assessed Sergio Roman a penalty of a fine in the amount of fifty dollars ($50.00). The fine is to be paid on or before July 25,2016 in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(l) NMAC.
  
 Failure to pay the fine within the time prescribed may result in immediate suspension.
 
Appeal Filing Deadline: 15.2.1.9(B)(9)(b)NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that “An appeal under this section must be filed not later than 10 days from the date of the ruling.  The appeal must be filed at the main Commission offices, or with the Stewards who issued the ruling.
Name: ANTHONY ROBERT BLEA Ruling Date: 6/26/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Downs at Albuquerque
Ruling Number: 2016-DAA-6 Ruling Type: Trainer Responsibility
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 50 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
Trainer  Anthony Blea III, having telephonically appeared, before the Board of Stewards on this date for failure to provide equipment:
(Blinkers) , as entered on the horse "Docs Last Kiss" that ran in the 5th race, June 25, 2016 at The Downs at Albuquerque.
 
Anthony Blea III is found to be in violation of:
 
15.2.5.8(B)(10) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part “Any approved change of equipment must be declared at time of entry. Any changes after that time must be approved by the Stewards.
 
15.2.5.13(A)(7) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part “No licensee may change any equipment on a horse in its last race without approval of the Paddock Judge or Stewards”.
 
16.47.1.10 (B)(17) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part “The Trainer is responsible for representing an Owner in making entries and scratches, and in all other matters pertaining to racing, horses entered as to eligibility, and weight or other allowances claimed”.
 
For this 1st violation at this meeting, the Board of Stewards assessed Sergio Roman a penalty of a fine in the amount of fifty dollars ($50.00). The fine is to be paid on or before July 25, 2016 in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(l) NMAC.
  
 Failure to pay the fine within the time prescribed may result in immediate suspension.
 
Appeal Filing Deadline: 15.2.1.9(B)(9)(b)NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that “An appeal under this section must be filed not later than 10 days from the date of the ruling.  The appeal must be filed at the main Commission offices, or with the Stewards who issued the ruling.
Name: Mark William Abbott Ruling Date: 6/26/2016
Jurisdiction: Horse Racing Alberta Facility: Century Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-CENT-71 Ruling Type: General/Miscellaneous Rulings
Breed: Harness Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 100 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
HRA-Rule 457(3)
Name: Mark William Abbott Ruling Date: 6/26/2016
Jurisdiction: Horse Racing Alberta Facility: Century Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-CENT-71-FO Ruling Type: General/Miscellaneous Rulings
Breed: Harness Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 100 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: RE: 2016-CENT-71 - Ruling Final Outcome
Name: Larren Stephen Delorme Ruling Date: 6/26/2016
Jurisdiction: Minnesota Racing Commission Facility: Canterbury Park
Ruling Number: C16051 Ruling Type: Misuse of Whip
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 200 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:

Jockey Larren Delorme is hereby assessed a civil penalty of Two Hundred Dollars ($200) for prohibited use of the riding crop while striking his mount Lika Nightmare more than three consecutive times without pausing during the stretch run of the 2nd Race at Canterbury Park on June 19, 2016.

Minnesota Rules: 7879.0200 (Stewards Authority and Duties) Subp. 1.A.-General authority 7883.0160 (Post to Finish) Subp. 6.C.-Interference and willful fouling 7897.0130 (Schedule of Fines) Subp. 6.Timetable for paying fines (within 72 hours of ruling date)

Name: SANTO SANJUR Ruling Date: 6/26/2016
Jurisdiction: Minnesota Racing Commission Facility: Canterbury Park
Ruling Number: C16052 Ruling Type: Misuse of Whip
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 200 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Jockey Santo Sanjur is hereby assessed a civil penalty of Two Hundred Dollars ($200) for prohibited use of the riding crop while striking his mount Nun the Less more than three consecutive times without pausing during the stretch run of the 8th Race at Canterbury Park on June 19, 2016.

Minnesota Rules: 7879.0200 (Stewards Authority and Duties) Subp. 1.A.-General authority 7883.0160 (Post to Finish) Subp. 6.C.-Interference and willful fouling 7897.0130 (Schedule of Fines) Subp. 6.Timetable for paying fines (within 72 hours of ruling date)

Name: JOSE Q MONTOYA Ruling Date: 6/26/2016
Jurisdiction: Minnesota Racing Commission Facility: Canterbury Park
Ruling Number: C16053 Ruling Type: Misuse of Whip
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 200 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Jockey Jose Montoya is hereby assessed a civil penalty of Two Hundred Dollars ($200) for prohibited use of the riding crop while striking his mount Britts Tempting Eyes more than three consecutive times without pausing during the stretch run of the 1st Race at Canterbury Park on June 23, 2016.

Minnesota Rules: 7879.0200 (Stewards Authority and Duties) Subp. 1.A.-General authority 7883.0160 (Post to Finish) Subp. 6.C.-Interference and willful fouling 7897.0130 (Schedule of Fines) Subp. 6.Timetable for paying fines (within 72 hours of ruling date)

Name: DAVID EDGARDO PINON Ruling Date: 6/26/2016
Jurisdiction: Minnesota Racing Commission Facility: Canterbury Park
Ruling Number: C16054 Ruling Type: Misuse of Whip
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 200 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Jockey David Pinon is hereby assessed a civil penalty of Two Hundred Dollars ($200) for prohibited use of the riding crop while striking his mount Your Just Jesse more than three consecutive times without pausing during the stretch run of the 2nd Race at Canterbury Park on June 24, 2016.

Minnesota Rules: 7879.0200 (Stewards Authority and Duties) Subp. 1.A.-General authority 7883.0160 (Post to Finish) Subp. 6.C.-Interference and willful fouling 7897.0130 (Schedule of Fines) Subp. 6.Timetable for paying fines (within 72 hours of ruling date)

Name: JENNA JOUBERT Ruling Date: 6/26/2016
Jurisdiction: Minnesota Racing Commission Facility: Canterbury Park
Ruling Number: C16055 Ruling Type: Misuse of Whip
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 200 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Jockey Jenna Joubert is hereby assessed a civil penalty of Two Hundred Dollars ($200) for prohibited use of the riding crop while striking her mount Patrick O'Prado more than three consecutive times without pausing during the stretch run of the 4th Race at Canterbury Park on June 24, 2016.

Minnesota Rules: 7879.0200 (Stewards Authority and Duties) Subp. 1.A.-General authority 7883.0160 (Post to Finish) Subp. 6.C.-Interference and willful fouling 7897.0130 (Schedule of Fines) Subp. 6.Timetable for paying fines (within 72 hours of ruling date)

Name: EDGAR F SOLIS Ruling Date: 6/25/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Ruidoso Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-RUI-39 Ruling Type: License Denied, Rescinded, Revoked, Suspended, Withdrawn or Exclusion
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 100 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Owner Edgar Solis having been duly notified and having failed to appear, had his hearing held in absentia before the Board of Stewards on June 18, 2016 for working for trainer Taurino Gutierrez as a groom on May 27, 2016, at Ruidoso Downs (without being properly licensed in that capacity). Furthermore Edgar Solis has no horses in his ownership on file in the racing office, which is a requirement to be licensed as an owner.

For these rule violations, the Board of Stewards hereby access Edgar Solis a penalty in the amount of one hundred dollars ($100.00). The fine is to be paid on or before July 25, 2016 in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(l) NMAC. Failure to pay this fine within the time prescribed may result in immediate suspension. Furthermore the New Mexico Racing Commission Owner License, # 184584, issued to Edgar Solis is hereby rescinded (pending proof of ownership). This ruling is in accordance with:

16.47.1.8 (M)(2)NMAC: Which states in pertinent part “A license is valid only under the condition that the licensee remains eligible to hold such a license

Name: TAURINO GONZALEZ GUTIERREZ Ruling Date: 6/25/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Ruidoso Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-RUI-40 Ruling Type: Employment Violation
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 100 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Trainer Taurino Gutierrez, having been duly notified and responded by phone before the Board of Stewards on June 18, 2016, for employing Edgar Solis in a capacity for which he was not licensed for, a groom while holding an owners license May 27, 2016 at Ruidoso Downs.

Taurino Gutierrez was found to be in violation of Commission rules. Thus, for this FIRST EMPLOYMENT VIOLATION IN A 365 DAY PERIOD FOR WORKING HELP WITH A VALID LICENSE IN A CAPACITY IN WHICH THEY WERE NOT LICENSED FOR, the Board of Stewards assessed Taurino Gutierrez a penalty in the amount of one hundred dollars ($100.00). The fine is to be paid on or before July 25, 2016 in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(l) NMAC. Failure to pay this fine within the time prescribed may result in immediate suspension.

Licensee is found to be in violation of the following rules:

16.47.1.8 L (1)(C) The commission may refuse to issue a license to an applicant, or may suspend or revoke a license issued, or order disciplinary measures, if the applicant: who is unqualified, by experience or otherwise, to perform the activities for which a license is required, or who fails to pass an examination prescribed by the commission.16.47.1.10 (C)(4) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part “A Trainer must provide a list to the Chief of Security of the Trainer’s employees on association grounds and any other area under the jurisdiction of the Commission.

Name: MIGUEL HERRERA SAENZ Ruling Date: 6/25/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Ruidoso Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-RUI-41 Ruling Type: License Denied, Rescinded, Revoked, Suspended, Withdrawn or Exclusion
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 100 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Owner Miguel Herrera Saenz having been duly notified and having failed to appear, had his hearing held in absentia before the Board of Stewards on June 18, 2016 for working for trainer Tony Sedillo as a groom on May 27, 2016, at Ruidoso Downs (without being properly licensed in that capacity).

For these rule violations, the Board of Stewards hereby access Miguel Herrera Saenz a penalty in the amount of one hundred dollars ($100.00). The fine is to be paid on or before July 25, 2016 in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(l) NMAC. Failure to pay this fine within the time prescribed may result in immediate suspension.

This ruling is in accordance with:

16.47.1.8 (M)(2)NMAC: Which states in pertinent part “A license is valid only under the condition that the licensee remains eligible to hold such a license

Name: ZAFER VURGUN Ruling Date: 6/25/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Ruidoso Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-RUI-43 Ruling Type: Trainer Responsibility
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 50 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:

Zafer Vurgun having been duly notified, failing to appear, and had his hearing held in absentia before the Board of Stewards on June 18, 2016, for failure to declare equipment (blinkers off ) at time of entry for the horse Our Hearts on Fire, entered in the second race, on June 4, 2016, at Ruidoso Downs. Licensee is found to be in violation of Commission rules.

For this rule violation, the Board of Stewards assessed a penalty in the amount of fifty dollars ($ 50.00). The fine is to paid on or before July 25, 2016 in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(l) NMAC. Failure to pay the fine within the time prescribed may result in immediate suspension. Licensee is found to be in violation of:

NMAC: 15.2.5.8 (B10) Any approved change of equipment must be declared at time of entry. Any changes after that time must be approved by the stewards.

Name: ARMANDO QUINTANILLA Ruling Date: 6/25/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Ruidoso Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-RUI-44 Ruling Type: Necessitating a Late Scratch
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 200 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Trainer ARMANDO QUINTANILLA, JR. having appeared before the Board of Stewards on June 18, 2016, for failing to have registration papers on file for entry Eyes Perfecto, which resulted in a late scratch out of the first race on June 4, 2016 at Ruidoso Downs.

For this violation, the Board of Stewards assessed ARMANDO QUINTANILLA, JR a fine in the amount of two hundred dollars ($200.00). The fine is to be paid on or before July 25, 2016 in accordance with 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(8) NMAC. Failure to pay the fine within the time prescribed may result in immediate suspension Trainer ARMANDO QUINTANILLA, JR. is found to be in violation of.

Name: Jean Francois Gagne' Ruling Date: 6/25/2016
Jurisdiction: Horse Racing Alberta Facility: Century Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-CENT-70 Ruling Type: General/Miscellaneous Rulings
Breed: Harness Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 132 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
Hra Rule 458(g) Slow pace
Name: Jean Francois Gagne' Ruling Date: 6/25/2016
Jurisdiction: Horse Racing Alberta Facility: Century Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-CENT-70-FO Ruling Type: General/Miscellaneous Rulings
Breed: Harness Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 132 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: RE: 2016-CENT-70 - Ruling Final Outcome
Name: GARY BLANE WOOD Ruling Date: 6/25/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Ruidoso Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-RUI-46 Ruling Type: Trainer Responsibility
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 100 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:

Trainer G. Blane Wood having been duly notified and appeared before the before the Board of Stewards on June 19, 2016, for failure to declare equipment (Flipping Halter On) at time of entry for Miss Racy Runaway, entered in the tenth race, on May 28, 2016, at Ruidoso Downs. Furthermore G. Blane Wood also failed to declare change of equipment (Flipping Halter Off) at time of entry for Runaway With It, entered in the fifth race on May 29, 2016, at Ruidoso Downs. Licensee is found to be in violation of Commission rules.

For this rule violation, the Board of Stewards assessed a penalty in the amount of one hundred dollars ($ 100.00). The fine is to paid on or before July 25, 2016 in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(l) NMAC. Failure to pay the fine within the time prescribed may result in immediate suspension. Licensee is found to be in violation of:

NMAC: 15.2.5.8 (B10) Any approved change of equipment must be declared at time of entry. Any changes after that time must be approved by the stewards.

Name: JORGE LUIS HERNANDEZ Ruling Date: 6/25/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Ruidoso Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-RUI-47 Ruling Type: Necessitating a Late Scratch
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 200 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Trainer JORGE LUIS HERNANDEZ having been duly notified, failing to appear, and had his hearing held in absentia before the Board of Stewards on June 18, 2016, for failing to have registration papers on file for entry Eyesbenturbocharged, which resulted in a late scratch out of the third race on May 30, 2016 at Ruidoso Downs.

For this violation, the Board of Stewards assessed JORGE LUIS HERNANDEZ a fine in the amount of two hundred dollars ($200.00). The fine is to be paid on or before July 25, 2016 in accordance with 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(8) NMAC. Failure to pay the fine within the time prescribed may result in immediate suspension Trainer JORGE LUIS HERNANDEZ is found to be in violation of.

Name: TODD WYATT FINCHER Ruling Date: 6/25/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Ruidoso Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-RUI-48 Ruling Type: Employment Violation
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 100 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Trainer Todd Fincher, having been duly notified, failing to appear, and having his hearing held in absentia before the Board of Stewards on June 19, 2016, for employing Juan Mata in a capacity for which he was not licensed for, a groom while holding an owners license May 30, 2016 at Ruidoso Downs.

Todd Fincher was found to be in violation of Commission rules. Thus, for this FIRST EMPLOYMENT VIOLATION IN A 365 DAY PERIOD FOR EMPLOYING HELP WITH A VALID LICENSE IN A CAPACITY IN WHICH THEY WERE NOT LICENSED FOR, the Board of Stewards assessed Todd Fincher a penalty in the amount of one hundred dollars ($100.00). The fine is to be paid on or before July 25, 2016 in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(l) NMAC. Failure to pay this fine within the time prescribed may result in immediate suspension.

Licensee is found to be in violation of the following rules:

16.47.1.8 L (1)(C) The commission may refuse to issue a license to an applicant, or may suspend or revoke a license issued, or order disciplinary measures, if the applicant: who is unqualified, by experience or otherwise, to perform the activities for which a license is required, or who fails to pass an examination prescribed by the commission.16.47.1.10 (C)(4) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part “A Trainer must provide a list to the Chief of Security of the Trainer’s employees on association grounds and any other area under the jurisdiction of the Commission.

Name: Robert Wayne Allison Ruling Date: 6/25/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Downs at Albuquerque
Ruling Number: 2016-DAA-1 Ruling Type: License Denied, Rescinded, Revoked, Suspended, Withdrawn or Exclusion
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: With regard to Robert Allison:

Licensee’s New Mexico Racing Steward License # 279476 is hereby rescinded on June 25, 2016, because Robert Allison is no longer working as a Steward.

This ruling is in accordance with: 16.47.1.8 (M)(2) A license is valid only under the condition that the licensee remains eligible to hold such license.

Name: JOEL MORALES VALERIANO Ruling Date: 6/25/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Ruidoso Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-RUI-45 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal (Associated Ruling)
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 500 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Trainer Joel Valeriano having appeared before the Board of Stewards on June 19, 2016, for administering medication (via nebulizer) to your horse, Miss Valiant Hero V, within 24 hours prior to the7th race on May 28, 2016, which resulted in a late scratch and mutual refunding. For this violation, the Board of Stewards assessed Joel Valeriano a fine in the amount of five hundred dollars, ($500.00). The fine is to be paid on or before July 25, 2016, in accordance with 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(8) NMAC. Failure to pay the fine within the time prescribed may result in immediate suspension Trainer Joel Valeriano is found to be in violation of. 16.47.1.8 (L)(h) NMAC – Which states in pertinent part “The Commission may refuse to issue a license to an applicant, or may suspend or revoke a license issued, or order disciplinary measures if the applicant is a person whose conduct or reputation may reflect on the honesty, and integrity of horse racing”; 15.2.6.9 (D) (3) Except as otherwise provided by this part, a person may not administer or cause to be administered by any means to a horse a prohibited drug, medication, chemical or other substance, including any restricted medication pursuant to this part during the 24-hour period before post time for the race in which the horse is entered.
Name: SCOTT RUSSELL HAWKINS Ruling Date: 6/24/2016
Jurisdiction: Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission Facility: Remington Park
Ruling Number: 16-RP-050A Ruling Type: Medication/Drug/Alcohol Violation - Human
Breed: Mixed Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 5/5/2016 Suspension End: 10/31/2016
Ruling Text:
SUMMARILY SUSPENDED EXERCISE RIDER, SCOTT RUSSELL HAWKINS HAS PLED "NO CONTEST" AND WAIVED HIS RIGHT TO A HEARING FOR SUBMITTING A URINE SAMPLE ON 4/24/2016 THAT TESTED POSITIVE FOR METHAMPHETAMINE AND AMPHETAMINE AS REPORTED IN AN AFFIDAVIT. IT IS THE ORDER OF THE RP BOARD OF STEWARDS THAT MR. HAWKINS SHALL REMAIN SUSPENDED AND/OR MADE INELIGIBLE FOR LICENSURE  FOR A PERIOD OF 180 DAYS BEGINNING 5/5/2016 THROUGH 10/31/2016. ALSO, PRIOR TO BEING RESTORED TO GOOD STANDING OR ELIGIBLE FOR LICENSING, MR. HAWKINS MUST PROVIDE A URINE SAMPLE AND ACHIEVE A NEGATIVE RESULT FOR CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES. UNTIL SUCH NEGATIVE DRUG TEST IS ACHIEVED, SCOTT RUSSELL HAWKINS SHALL REMAIN SUSPENDED AND SHALL BE DENIED ACCESS OF ALL RACETRACKS AND PUBLIC AREAS UNDER OHRC JURISDICTION.
Name: CLAUDE JERRY LIVINGSTON Ruling Date: 6/24/2016
Jurisdiction: Minnesota Racing Commission Facility: Canterbury Park
Ruling Number: C16047 Ruling Type: Failure to Conduct Business in Proper Manner
Breed: Quarter Horse Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 100 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Trainer Jerry Livingston is hereby assessed a civil penalty of One Hundred Dollars ($100) for failing to have a second published workout within 60 days for Apollitical Fight necessitating a scratch out of the 1st Race on June 23, 2016 at Canterbury Park.

Minnesota Rules: 7877.0170 (Duties and Responsibilities of Class C Licensees) Subp. 2.C.-Trainers 7879.0200 (Stewards Authority and Duties) Subp. 1.A.-General authority 7883.0100 (Entries and Subscriptions) Subp. 16.B.-Workout Requirements 7897.0130 (Schedule of Fines) Subp. 6.Timetable for paying fines (within 72 hours of ruling date)

Name: SETH B MARTINEZ Ruling Date: 6/24/2016
Jurisdiction: Minnesota Racing Commission Facility: Canterbury Park
Ruling Number: C16048 Ruling Type: Misuse of Whip
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 6/30/2016 Suspension End: 7/2/2016
Ruling Text: Jockey Seth Martinez is hereby suspended three racing days, June 30 through July 2, 2016, for prohibted use of the riding crop while striking his mount Heza Prospect more than three consecutive times without pausing during the stretch run of the 5th Race on June 18, 2016 at Canterbury Park. Martinez may ride in designated races only during the period of the suspension, but each day he rides in designated races will add an additional racing day to the end of the suspension to fulfill three racing days. (6th whip rule violation during 2016 Canterbury Park meet).

Minnesota Rules: 7879.0200 (Stewards Authority and Duties) Subp. 1.A.-General authority 7883.0160 (Post to Finish) Subp. 6.C.-Interference and willful fouling

Name: SETH B MARTINEZ Ruling Date: 6/24/2016
Jurisdiction: Minnesota Racing Commission Facility: Canterbury Park
Ruling Number: C16049 Ruling Type: Misuse of Whip
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 7/3/2016 Suspension End: 7/7/2016
Ruling Text: Jockey Seth Martinez is hereby suspended three racing days, July 3 through July 7, 2016, for prohibted use of the riding crop while striking his mount Mascoutah more than three consecutive times without pausing during the stretch run of the 6th Race on June 18, 2016 at Canterbury Park. Martinez may ride in designated races only during the period of the suspension, but each day he rides in designated races will add an additional racing day to the end of the suspension to fulfill three racing days. (7th whip rule violation during 2016 Canterbury Park meet).

Minnesota Rules: 7879.0200 (Stewards Authority and Duties) Subp. 1.A.-General authority 7883.0160 (Post to Finish) Subp. 6.C.-Interference and willful fouling

Name: Alexander Luis Canchari Ruling Date: 6/24/2016
Jurisdiction: Minnesota Racing Commission Facility: Canterbury Park
Ruling Number: C16050 Ruling Type: Careless/Unsafe/Improper Riding or Driving
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 6/30/2016 Suspension End: 7/3/2016
Ruling Text: Jockey Alex Canchari is hereby suspended four racing days, June 30 through July 3, 2016, for careless riding near the sixteenth pole during the stretch run of the 7th Race on June 19, 2016 at Canterbury Park while riding Secret Someone, which finished first. Canchari failed to exert sufficient control to keep his mount from angling inward and interfering with Calypso Run, the runner-up, while moving to the lead. Despite needing to be checked momentarily by her rider, Calypso Run maintained her runner-up placing and the stewards made no change in the order of finish. Canchari may ride in designated races only during the period of the suspension, but each day he rides in designated races will add an additional racing day to the end of the suspension to fulfill three racing days. .

Minnesota Rules: 7879.0200 (Stewards Authority and Duties) Subp. 1.A.-General authority 7883.0160 (Post to Finish) Subp. 6.D.-Interference and willful fouling

Name: SAMATHA GRAYCE PERRY Ruling Date: 6/24/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Ruidoso Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-RUI-38 Ruling Type: Careless/Unsafe/Improper Riding or Driving
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 7/1/2016 Suspension End: 7/8/2016
Ruling Text: Jockey Samantha Perry, having been summoned and appeared before the Board of Stewards on June 20, 2016, for careless riding which resulted in the disqualification of her mount “Schileena Rose” from second place to fifth place in the third race, June 19, 2016, at Ruidoso Downs (bore in sharply under right handed whip, impeding inside horses). For this violation, the Board of Stewards assessed Samantha Perry a suspension of 5 race days (July 1, 2016, July 2, 2016, July 3, 2016, July 4, 2016, and July 8, 2016). Samantha Perry is allowed to ride designated races. This ruling is in accordance with:
Name: KASEY LEON WILLIS Ruling Date: 6/24/2016
Jurisdiction: Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission Facility: Remington Park
Ruling Number: 2016-REM-65 Ruling Type: Trainer Responsibility
Breed: Mixed Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 100 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
OWNER/TR KASEY LEON WILLIS PLED "NO CONTEST" AND FINED $100.00 FOR FAILING TO REPORT A CHANGE OF EQUIPMENT REGARDING THE FLIPPING HALTER ON THE HORSE, "FIRST PLACE EAGLE" FOR THE RUNNING OF THE 5TH RACE AT RP ON 4/14/2016.
Name: TINISHA RAE COX Ruling Date: 6/24/2016
Jurisdiction: Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission Facility: Fair Meadows, Tulsa
Ruling Number: 16-FMT-008 Ruling Type: Failed Trainers Test
Breed: Mixed Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
OWNER TINISHA RAE COX HAVING FAILED TO PASS THE TRAINER'S TEST REQUIRED BY THE OHRC IS HEREBY INELIGIBLE TO RETEST FOR A TRAINER'S LICENSE FOR 30 DAYS, JUNE 18, 2016 THROUGH JULY 17, 2016.
Name: TOM L ANDERSON Ruling Date: 6/24/2016
Jurisdiction: Iowa Racing Commission Facility: Prairie Meadows
Ruling Number: 2016-PRM-30 Ruling Type: Failure to Follow Facility Regulations
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
On June 16, 2016, the Board of Stewards received a Prairie Meadows Security Incident Report stating Assistant Starter Tom Anderson consumed alcohol while performing his morning duties as an assistant starter on June 16, 2016.  Mr. Anderson was administered a breath alcohol test with results of .036 and .029.  
 
A follow up report by Prairie Meadows Department of Human Resources states Prairie Meadows has terminated Tom Anderson’s employment as an assistant starter.
 
A hearing was held for Assistant Starter Tom Anderson on June 23, 2016 @ 9:30 a.m. in the Board of Stewards office in the administrative building on Prairie Meadows Backside. Mr. Anderson appeared in person.  Mr. Anderson acknowledged the above mentioned Prairie Meadows Security Report was accurate.
 
The Board notes Tom Anderson holds an IRGC exercise rider license as well as an assistant starter license.
 
Based upon the aforementioned facts, the Board hereby rescinds Tom Anderson’s IRGC assistant starter license. Furthermore, the Board hereby puts Tom Anderson on notice that his IRGC exercise rider license may be suspended or revoked if he (Anderson) is found to be exercising horse(s) with alcohol in his system.
 
Name: MANUEL A VAZQUEZ Ruling Date: 6/24/2016
Jurisdiction: Iowa Racing Commission Facility: Prairie Meadows
Ruling Number: 2016-PRM-31 Ruling Type: Failure to Follow Facility Regulations
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
On June 22, 2016, the Board of Stewards received a Prairie Meadows Security Incident Report stating while conducting a dorm room search in B-223, they (Security) found marijuana and a pipe used for smoking.  The report further states Mr. Vazquez admitted the pipe was his but the marijuana was not.  Attached to said report is a trespass notice issued to Manuel Alicea Vazquez by Prairie Meadows Security.
 
Based on the fact Manuel Alicea Vazquez is trespassed by Prairie Meadows and cannot utilize his IRGC exercise/pony rider license, the Board hereby rescinds Manuel Alicea Vazquez’s IRGC occupational exercise and pony rider license.
Name: TED K MAZZARISI Ruling Date: 6/24/2016
Jurisdiction: New Jersey Racing Commission Facility: Trenton
Ruling Number: 16TRH13 Ruling Type: Appeal/Stay Granted
Breed: Harness Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
The New Jersey Racing Commission is in receipt of a notice of appeal and request for a stay from Ted Mazzarisin, DVM, in connection with a 30-day suspension and $1,000 fine issued by the Board of Judges at the Meadowlands Racetrack for violation of N.J.A.C. 13:71-23.6(d)  and 13:71-23.9 in connection with the horse "Casimir Jitterbug" being injected with a hypodermic needle and loaded syringe by a non-veterinarian on July 8, 2014 at Winners International Farm.
 
The Executive Director  hereby grants a stay of the suspension and fine pending a final determination by the Racing Commission.  The matter will be transmitted to the Office of Administrative Law for a de novo hearing.
 
Related ruling: 16MDH53 dated June 7, 2016
Name: ANTHONY J O'SULLIVAN Ruling Date: 6/24/2016
Jurisdiction: New Jersey Racing Commission Facility: Trenton
Ruling Number: 16TRH14 Ruling Type: Appeal/Stay Granted
Breed: Harness Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
The New Jersey Racing Commission is in receipt of a notice of appeal and request for a stay from Anthony O'Sullivan, in connection with a 30-day suspension and $1,000 fine issued by the Board of Judges at the Meadowlands Racetrack for violation of N.J.A.C. 13:71-7.29(a)13,  13:71-9.2, 13:71-23.6(d), and 13:71-23.9 in connection with the horse "Casimir Jitterbug" being injected with a hypodermic needle and loaded syringe by a non-veterinarian on July 8, 2014 at Winners International Farm.
 
The Executive Director  hereby grants a stay of the suspension and fine pending a final determination by the Racing Commission.  The matter will be transmitted to the Office of Administrative Law for a de novo hearing.
 
Related ruling: 16MDH54 dated June 7, 2016
Name: Horse Ruling Ruling Date: 6/24/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunray Park
Ruling Number: 2016-SRP-96 Ruling Type: Careless/Unsafe/Improper Riding or Driving
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: The horse “Rgr Fastlane Ta Fame” that finished 5TH in the 8TH race, on June 19, 2016 at SunRay Park Race Track, was disqualified for interference. As a result of the disqualification, this horse was placed 10TH , behind the horse with which it interfered.

The following is the new order of finish as ordered by the Board of Stewards:

1st #9 A Fancy La Jolla 7th #8 Kinda Hi 2nd #2 White Russian 8th #5 Bf Chasing Foose 3rd #3 Eaglelistic 9th #4 PeeBee N James 4th #1 Fdd Ming Dynasty 10th #6 Rgr Fastlane Ta Fame 5th #7 Wiplash 6th #10 Robi James

This ruling is in accordance with the following provisions of:

Name: Karen Dennenhy Godsey Ruling Date: 6/23/2016
Jurisdiction: West Virginia Racing Commission Facility: Charlestown
Ruling Number: 2016-CT-92 Ruling Type: Necessitating a Late Scratch
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 200 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
Failed to have foal papers on file for the horse, Abram, for the running of the second race, Friday, June 17, 2016, necessitating a late scratch.
Name: Marlon Romeon Beaufort Ruling Date: 6/23/2016
Jurisdiction: Minnesota Racing Commission Facility: Canterbury Park
Ruling Number: C16042 Ruling Type: License Denied, Rescinded, Revoked, Suspended, Withdrawn or Exclusion
Breed: Quarter Horse Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 6/23/2016 Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Owner Marlon Romeon Beaufort is hereby suspended pending his appearance before the Board of Stewards at Canterbury Park to ascertain his qualifications to be licensed as an Owner and to review documents to verify his immigration status and eligibility to work..

Minnesota Rules: 7877.0125 (Criteria for Determining Eligibility) Subp. 3.-Compliance with laws 7877.0130 (Standards Required of Applicants for Specific Licenses) Subp. 1.-Individual owners 7879.0200 (Stewards Authority and Duties) Subp. 1.A.-General authority

Name: Melton Robert Redwood Ruling Date: 6/23/2016
Jurisdiction: Minnesota Racing Commission Facility: Canterbury Park
Ruling Number: C16043 Ruling Type: License Denied, Rescinded, Revoked, Suspended, Withdrawn or Exclusion
Breed: Quarter Horse Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 6/23/2016 Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Owner Melton Robert Redwood is hereby suspended pending his appearance before the Board of Stewards at Canterbury Park to ascertain his qualifications to be licensed as an Owner and to review documents to verify his immigration status and eligibility to work..

Minnesota Rules: 7877.0125 (Criteria for Determining Eligibility) Subp. 3.-Compliance with laws 7877.0130 (Standards Required of Applicants for Specific Licenses) Subp. 1.-Individual owners 7879.0200 (Stewards Authority and Duties) Subp. 1.A.-General authority

Name: BERKLEY RAY PACKER Ruling Date: 6/23/2016
Jurisdiction: Minnesota Racing Commission Facility: Canterbury Park
Ruling Number: C16044 Ruling Type: Misuse of Whip
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 200 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Jockey Berkley Packer is hereby assessed a civil penalty of Two Hundred Dollars ($200) for prohibited use of the riding crop while striking his mount One Ivory Sign more than three consecutive times without pausing during the stretch run of the 3rd Race at Canterbury Park on June 12, 2016.

Minnesota Rules: 7879.0200 (Stewards Authority and Duties) Subp. 1.A.-General authority 7883.0160 (Post to Finish) Subp. 6.C.-Interference and willful fouling 7897.0130 (Schedule of Fines) Subp. 6.Timetable for paying fines (within 72 hours of ruling date)

Name: Ismael Suarez Ricardo Ruling Date: 6/23/2016
Jurisdiction: Minnesota Racing Commission Facility: Canterbury Park
Ruling Number: C16045 Ruling Type: Misuse of Whip
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 300 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Jockey Israel Ricardo is hereby assessed a civil penalty of Three Hundred Dollars ($300) for prohibited use of the riding crop while striking his mount B A Mighty Dream more than three consecutive times without pausing during the stretch run of the 4th Race at Canterbury Park on June 18, 2016. (2nd whip rule violation during 2016 Canterbury Park meet).

Minnesota Rules: 7879.0200 (Stewards Authority and Duties) Subp. 1.A.-General authority 7883.0160 (Post to Finish) Subp. 6.C.-Interference and willful fouling 7897.0130 (Schedule of Fines) Subp. 6.Timetable for paying fines (within 72 hours of ruling date)

Name: STORMY RAY SMITH Ruling Date: 6/23/2016
Jurisdiction: Minnesota Racing Commission Facility: Canterbury Park
Ruling Number: C16046 Ruling Type: Misuse of Whip
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 200 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Jockey Stormy Smith is hereby assessed a civil penalty of Two Hundred Dollars ($200) for prohibited use of the riding crop while striking his mount Sudden Separation more than three consecutive times without pausing during the stretch run of the 2nd Race at Canterbury Park on June 19, 2016.

Minnesota Rules: 7879.0200 (Stewards Authority and Duties) Subp. 1.A.-General authority 7883.0160 (Post to Finish) Subp. 6.C.-Interference and willful fouling 7897.0130 (Schedule of Fines) Subp. 6.Timetable for paying fines (within 72 hours of ruling date)

Name: ANTONIO G LOPEZ Ruling Date: 6/23/2016
Jurisdiction: West Virginia Racing Commission Facility: Charlestown
Ruling Number: 2016-CT-91 Ruling Type: Failure to Report or Make Correct Weight
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 100 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
Failed to do his reported weight on June 17, 2016.
Name: JASON ROBERT THOMPSON Ruling Date: 6/22/2016
Jurisdiction: Ohio Racing Commission Facility: Northfield Park
Ruling Number: 2016-NDP-114 Ruling Type: Careless/Unsafe/Improper Riding or Driving
Breed: Harness Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 25 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
While driving #8 Flying Metro in race 13 on 6/21/16 he failed to come up into position. O.S.R.C.-3769-16-26  16-99
Name: ROGER B PLANTE Ruling Date: 6/22/2016
Jurisdiction: Delaware Harness Racing Commission Facility: Harrington Raceway
Ruling Number: HAR-024-16 Ruling Type: Failure to Honor Declaration/Engagement
Breed: Harness Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 100 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Driver Roger Plante Jr. Is fined $100.00 for failing to drive in the 1st race at Harrington Raceway on June 20, 2016. DHRC rule: 5.5.9 All fines are to be paid within 10 days after written rule.
Name: Ismael Eluid Mosqueira-Pena Ruling Date: 6/21/2016
Jurisdiction: Horse Racing Alberta Facility: Northlands Park
Ruling Number: 2016-NP-T#39 Ruling Type: Careless/Unsafe/Improper Riding or Driving
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 6/24/2016 Suspension End: 6/25/2016
Ruling Text:
Suspended 2 race days, June 24 and 25, 2016 for failing to maintain a straight course during the stretch run allowing his mount to come in under right handed urging causing interference.
Name: Casey Lee Wilkins Ruling Date: 6/21/2016
Jurisdiction: Idaho State Racing Commission Facility: Jerome County Fair
Ruling Number: 2016-JRM-2 Ruling Type: Failure to Conduct Business in Proper Manner
Breed: Mixed Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 150 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: On June 5th, 2016 -- Casey Wilkins failed to present his horse for Lasix. At the time of treatment his horse Cachocolatepie was not stabled on the grounds. Violated IDAPA 11.04.11.300.01 & IDAPA 11.04.11.320. By not presenting his horse Owner-Trainer Casey was fined in the amount of $150.00 but was however allowed to still race.

Name: DENNY SMITH Ruling Date: 6/21/2016
Jurisdiction: Idaho State Racing Commission Facility: Jerome County Fair
Ruling Number: 2016-JRM-3 Ruling Type: Failure to Conduct Business in Proper Manner
Breed: Mixed Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 150 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: On June 5th, 2016 Denny Smith failed to present his horse for Lasix. At the time of treatment his horse Charismatic Dame was not stabled on the grounds. Violated IDAPA 11.04.11.300.01 & IDAPA 11.04.11.320. By not presenting his horse Owner-Trainer Denny was fined in the amount of $150.00 but was however allowed to still race.

Name: ALLAN W DAVIS Ruling Date: 6/20/2016
Jurisdiction: Delaware Harness Racing Commission Facility: Harrington Raceway
Ruling Number: HAR-023-16 Ruling Type: Careless/Unsafe/Improper Riding or Driving
Breed: Harness Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 50 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Driver Allan Davis was fined $50.00 for failing to come up to the starting gate in the 8th race at Harrington Raceway on June 15, 2013. DHRC rule: 7.6.6.6.6. All fines are to be paid within 10 days of written rule.
Name: CARLOS SEDILLO Ruling Date: 6/20/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: New Mexico Racing Commission
Ruling Number: 2016-Comm-2 Ruling Type: Penalty Affirmed
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 10000 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: 6/15/2016 Suspension End: 6/15/2026
Ruling Text:
Pursuant to the Opinion and Order issued by the Honorable Denise Barela-Shepherd, District Court Judge, the Court affirms the decision of the New Mexico Racing Commission in the matter of Trainer Carlos Sedillo.  Therefore, the Decision and Order Ruling #3379813 as entered by the New Mexico Racing Commission is hereby upheld.
Whereas, Trainer Carlos Sedillo is found in violation of Commission rules and for these violations shall be assessed the following penalty: A $10,000.00 dollar fine and a suspension for a period of 10 years.  The ten year period of suspension shall commence on the date of June 15, 2016.  During the period of suspension, Trainer Carlos Sedillo shall abide by the statute and rules of the Commission.  Trainer Carlos Sedillo shall be penalized with a loss of purse.  Trainer Carlos Sedillo must pay all fines within thirty (30) days from the date of this ruling.
By Order of the New Mexico Racing Commission
 
________________________________________
Ismael Trejo
Name: Horse Ruling Ruling Date: 6/20/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunray Park
Ruling Number: 2016-SRP-95 Ruling Type: Careless/Unsafe/Improper Riding or Driving
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: The horse “Oly Oly in Free” that finished 4TH in the 8TH race, on June 17, 2016 at SunRa Park Race Track, was disqualified for interference. As a result of the disqualification, this horse was placed 6TH , behind the horse with which it interfered.

The following is the new order of finish as ordered by the Board of Stewards:

1st #4 Infinite Bull 7 #1 Sierra Ladron 2nd #5 Weappear 3rd #3 Swiss Chris Scratch #2 Beau Wizer 4th #7Beaumont Time 5th #8 Midnightlowdown 6th #6 Oly Oly in Free

This ruling is in accordance with the following provisions of:

Name: Sanchez Fredy Fuentes Ruling Date: 6/20/2016
Jurisdiction: Horse Racing Alberta Facility: Whoop Up Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-WUD-24 Ruling Type: Careless/Unsafe/Improper Riding or Driving
Breed: Mixed Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 6/24/2016 Suspension End: 6/25/2016
Ruling Text:
Suspended from riding for 2 race days, June 24 and 25, 2016 for allowing his mount to come out entering the first turn causing interference.
Name: Kelomi Awangi Richards Ruling Date: 6/19/2016
Jurisdiction: Minnesota Racing Commission Facility: Canterbury Park
Ruling Number: C16041 Ruling Type: License Denied, Rescinded, Revoked, Suspended, Withdrawn or Exclusion
Breed: Quarter Horse Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: The Owner license issued to Kelomi Awangi Richards is hereby rescinded after determining that he is not part owner of the Thoroughbred named Look Like Dad. Kelomi Awangi Richards is eligible to be licensed as a Groom, the capacity in which he has been working for a licensed Trainer.

Minnesota Rules: 7877.0130 (Standards Required of Applicants for Specific Licenses) Subp. 1. Individual owners 7877.0140 (Temporary License) Subp. 2. Termination 7879.0200 (Stewards Authority and Duties) Subp. 1.A.-General authority

Name: CARLOS L CASTRO Ruling Date: 6/19/2016
Jurisdiction: Minnesota Racing Commission Facility: Canterbury Park
Ruling Number: C16038 Ruling Type: Misuse of Whip
Breed: Quarter Horse Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 400 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Jockey Carlos Castro is hereby assessed a civil penalty of Four Hundred Dollars ($400) for prohibited use of the riding crop while striking his mount Fast Prize Jet more than three consecutive times without pausing during the stretch run of the 1st Race at Canterbury Park on June 17, 2016. (Third violation during 2016 Canterbury Park meet).

Minnesota Rules: 7879.0200 (Stewards Authority and Duties) Subp. 1.A.-General authority 7883.0160 (Post to Finish) Subp. 6.C.-Interference and willful fouling 7897.0130 (Schedule of Fines) Subp. 6.Timetable for paying fines (within 72 hours of ruling date)

Name: ERICK CRUZ Ruling Date: 6/19/2016
Jurisdiction: Minnesota Racing Commission Facility: Canterbury Park
Ruling Number: C16039 Ruling Type: Misuse of Whip
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 300 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Jockey Erick Cruz is hereby assessed a civil penalty of Three Hundred Dollars ($300) for prohibited use of the riding crop while striking his mount Ls Little Effort more than three consecutive times without pausing during the stretch run of the 2nd Race at Canterbury Park on June 17, 2016. (Second whip rule violation during 2016 Canterbury Park meet.)

Minnesota Rules: 7879.0200 (Stewards Authority and Duties) Subp. 1.A.-General authority 7883.0160 (Post to Finish) Subp. 6.C.-Interference and willful fouling 7897.0130 (Schedule of Fines) Subp. 6.Timetable for paying fines (within 72 hours of ruling date)

Name: Trevino Clark Ruling Date: 6/19/2016
Jurisdiction: Minnesota Racing Commission Facility: Canterbury Park
Ruling Number: C16040 Ruling Type: Misuse of Whip
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 200 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Jockey Trevino Clark Jr. is hereby assessed a civil penalty of Two Hundred Dollars ($200) for prohibited use of the riding crop while striking his mount Squirt Guns more than three consecutive times without pausing during the stretch run of the 2nd Race at Canterbury Park on June 17, 2016.

Minnesota Rules: 7879.0200 (Stewards Authority and Duties) Subp. 1.A.-General authority 7883.0160 (Post to Finish) Subp. 6.C.-Interference and willful fouling 7897.0130 (Schedule of Fines) Subp. 6.Timetable for paying fines (within 72 hours of ruling date)

Name: ISIDRO ALANIZ RODRIGUEZ Ruling Date: 6/19/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Ruidoso Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-RUI-34 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal (Associated Ruling)
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 500 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: 6/29/2016 Suspension End: 7/14/2016
Ruling Text: Trainer Isidro Rodriguez having been duly notified and having appeared with interpreter Xavier Rodriguez before the Board Of Stewards on June 18, 2016, regarding a lab report from UC/Davis (official testing laboratory for the NMSRC), for a confirmed positive for the Class 3B drug “clenbuterol” detected in horse “Our Mister Hero”, who finished 2nd place in the ninth race, on April 8, 2016 at Sunland Park Racetrack. Test Sample #: NM18820. (The original lab report indicated a finding of clenbuterol at 200 pg/ml in the urine. Split sampling rights, as provided in 15.2.6.10 (D) NMAC were afforded to, and waived by Isidro Rodriguez. Owner Thomas Davila was duly notified and failed to appear for the hearing . He is the owner of record for horse “Our Mister Hero” which was the subject of the clenbuterol positive. Isidro Rodriguez is found to be in violation of: 15.2.6.9(D)(1-2-3) NMAC: Which states that "A finding by the Commission approved laboratory of a prohibited drug, chemical or other substance in a test specimen of a horse is prima facie evidence that the prohibited drug, chemical or other substance was administered to the horse and, in the case of a post-race test, was present in the horse's body while it was participating in a race (b) therapeutic medications in excess of established acceptable levels".15.2.6.9(P) NMAC: Which states that the suspension of authorized medications, as outlined in sections 1-2-3-4, which led to a published, posted and distributed memo effective July 22, 2015, which states in part “clenbuterol is a prohibited substance and will constitute a violation of NMSRC rules” 15.2.6.11(A) NMAC and 16.47.1.10(B)(1) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "The Trainer is the absolute insurer of the condition of horses entered in an official workout or race, and is responsible for the presence of any prohibited drug or medication, or other prohibited substance in such horse. A positive test for a prohibited drug or medication or other prohibited substance or the presence of permitted medication in excess of maximum allowable levels as reported by the commission approved laboratory is prima facie evidence of a violation of this rule. The Trainer is absolutely responsible regardless of the acts of third party." 15.2.6.9(D) O. SUSPENSION OF AUTHORIZED MEDICATION: (1) After a public meeting that has been noticed in accordance with the Open Meetings Act, Sections 10-15-1 through 10-15-4 NMSA, 1978, the commission may, for any cause, temporarily suspend the authorized administration to a horse entered to race of any drug, substance or medication that is otherwise permitted under the commission rules (2) The temporary suspension of the authorized administration of a drug, substance or medication may be for a race, breed, or race meeting, provided all horses in the same race compete under the same conditions (3) The commission shall notify in writing the racing association, the trainer’s organization, and licensed veterinarians of any temporary suspension of authorization to administer a drug, substance or medication to a horse entered to race. The written notification shall at minimum:(a) state the authorized medication whose use is temporarily suspended,(b) the period of time for which the use of the authorized medication is temporarily suspended, and (c) whether the temporary suspension is for a specific breed or a race meeting (4) A suspension of authorization to administer a drug, substance or medication to a horse entered to race shall not exceed 12 months.15.2.1 (P) (15) "Prohibited substance" is any chemical which, when administered to a horse can create a change in the normal physiological performance of the horse's racing ability, such as narcotics, anesthetics, depressants, anti-convulsants, tranquilizers, hallucinogenics and stimulants; when administered to a horse, may interfere with testing procedures and is not a therapeutic medication. 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(k) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that “ Purses, prizes, awards and trophies shall be redistributed if the Stewards or Commission order a change in the official order of finish.”15.2.5.13(E)(4)(d)Which states in pertinent part that “The Stewards may determine that a horse shall be unplaced for purpose of the purse distribution and trial qualification. For this first Class 3B medication violation in a 365- day period issued in accordance with 15.2.6.9 (C)(2)(b) NMAC, the Board of Stewards assessed Isidro Rodriguez a penalty as follows:1. A 15 day suspension of all NMRC licenses beginning June 29, 2016 through July 14, 2016, inclusive. 2.A ($500) five hundred dollar fine to paid on or before July 19, 2016, in accordance with 15.2.1.9(B)(7)(f) NMAC and 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(l) NMAC: Which states that "All fines imposed by the Stewards shall be paid to the commission within 30 days after the ruling is issued, unless otherwise ordered.” Failure to pay fine in prescribed time may result in an immediate suspension. 3.The horse “Our Mister Hero” must pass a commission approved veterinary examination before being eligible to enter. 4.Loss of purse from the ninth race, on April 8, 2016 at Sunland Park Racetrack and the horse “Our Mr. Hero” is HEREBY DISQUALIFIED AND ORDERED UNPLACED. The new order of finish is as follows 1) This Lady Is On Fire 2) Straw Dawg 3) Grc Justplainazoom 4) Tropical Corona 5) First Mapuche 6) Hc Colour Me Chico 7) Fantastic Ability 8) Rivers Bend UNPLACED Our Mr. Hero During said time of applicable suspension, Isidro Rodriguez is hereby excluded from all areas of the grounds under the jurisdiction of the NMSRC, in accordance with 15.2.1.9 (C)(21)(a-b) NMAC, and 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(f) NMAC. Additionally, effective upon applicable suspension dates, all horses owned or trained, or under the care of Isidro Rodriguez are ineligible to be entered or start in any race in this jurisdiction, per 15.2.1.9 (C)(21)(c) NMAC. 15.2.1.9(b): Which states in pertinent part that "An appeal under this section must be filed not later than 10 days after the date of the ruling. If the deadline falls on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, the period is extended to include the next day that is not a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday. The appeal must be received by noon, at the main commission offices or with the stewards who issued the ruling and must be accompanied by a fee in the amount of $500. The fee must be in the form of cash, a cashier’s check, money order or personal check."

Name: NICK R ROLAND Ruling Date: 6/19/2016
Jurisdiction: Minnesota Racing Commission Facility: Running Aces Harness Park
Ruling Number: R16008 Ruling Type: Careless/Unsafe/Improper Riding or Driving
Breed: Harness Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 50 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
Driver Nick Roland who drove #6 "HOTMONES" in the 8th race at Running Aces Harness Park on June 18, 2016 is hereby fined the sum of Fifty (50) Dollars for violation of MRC Rule #7884.0260 Subpart 1 F - fail to come up into position and on the gate.
 
 MRC Rule 7879.0200 Subpart 1(A)(B) -- Judges' Authority
 MRC Rule 7884.0260 Subpart 1 F -- Driving Rules
Name: TIMOTHY D WILLIAMS Ruling Date: 6/19/2016
Jurisdiction: Kentucky Racing Commission Facility: Blue Grass Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-BGD-011 Ruling Type: Reinstatement to Good Standing in State
Breed: Harness Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
Mr. Williams is restored to good standing for the return of purse money to Bluegrass Downs.
Name: RAFAEL C GOMEZ Ruling Date: 6/24/2016
Jurisdiction: Louisiana Racing Commission Facility: Evangeline Downs
Ruling Number: 21733 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 1000 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
Phenylbutazone (7.18ug/ml) in post race blood sample taken from Delta Code, second finisher of race 5, April 23, 2016 at Evangeline Downs. Confirmed in split by the University of California at Davis.  Trainer Rafael Gomez fined $1000, purse ordered redistributed and case referred to LSRC for further action. Third violation of a RCI category IV or V drug, in Louisiana, within a twelve month period.
Name: KENNETH J FAUL Ruling Date: 6/24/2016
Jurisdiction: Louisiana Racing Commission Facility: Evangeline Downs
Ruling Number: 21732 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 6/19/2016 Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
 
Methamphetamine (D Isomer) and its metabolite Amphetamine, an ARCI Categiry I drug, reported in in post-race urine and plasma samples DD51320 taken from Zeeway, second finisher of race 1, February 20, 2016 at Delta Downs. Trainer declined his right to have the split portion tested and waived his right to a formal steward’s hearing. The stewards concluded that the sample contained Methamphetamine (D Isomer) and its metabolite Amphetamine. Trainer Kenneth Faul is hereby suspended and denied access to all facilities under the jurisdiction of the Louisiana State Racing Commission for a period of six months. It is the opinion of the stewards that this this penalty is insufficient therefore this case is referred to the LSRC for further action. Zeeway is disqualified and purse ordered redistributed.
Name: ALEXANDER CASTILLO Ruling Date: 6/24/2016
Jurisdiction: Louisiana Racing Commission Facility: Louisiana Downs
Ruling Number: 21728 Ruling Type: Careless/Unsafe/Improper Riding or Driving
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 6/24/2016 Suspension End: 6/30/2016
Ruling Text:
Suspended seven calendar days June 24, 2016 through June 30, 2016 inclusive, for careless riding during the running of race 1, June 15, 2016, at Louisiana Downs. Allowed to ride in designated races.  Participation in such race/s extends suspension a like number days.
 
Name: JAMES H HUNT Ruling Date: 6/24/2016
Jurisdiction: Louisiana Racing Commission Facility: Louisiana Downs
Ruling Number: 21729 Ruling Type: Unlicensed Participant
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
 Must appear before the stewards regarding a security complaint regarding his continued appearance in non public areas of the association at Louisiana Downs while unlicensed. Denied access to all facilities under the jurisdiction of the Louisiana State Racing Commission.
Name: RUSSELL C RICHARD Ruling Date: 6/24/2016
Jurisdiction: Louisiana Racing Commission Facility: Evangeline Downs
Ruling Number: 21731 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 500 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
Dexamethasone (209pg/ml) reported in post race blood sample taken from “Badhighfive”, winner of race 4, May 12, 2016 at Evangeline Downs. Trainer declined his right to testing of split and waived his right to a stewards hearing.  First violation, in Louisiana, of a category IV or V drug in a twelve month period.
Name: JOSE ESTRADA BADILLA Ruling Date: 6/22/2016
Jurisdiction: Louisiana Racing Commission Facility: Delta Downs
Ruling Number: 21730 Ruling Type: Misuse of Whip
Breed: Quarter Horse Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 100 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
Struck his mount over the head prior to the running of race 5, June 16, 2016 at Delta Downs.
Name: KEVIN WAYNE BROUSSARD Ruling Date: 6/22/2016
Jurisdiction: Louisiana Racing Commission Facility: Delta Downs
Ruling Number: 21727 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Quarter Horse Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 500 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
Phenylbutazone (.55ug/ml), Flunixin (.862ng/ml), and Ketoprofen (.301ng/ml reported, in post-race plasma sample taken from Thisbugsforyou T, winner of race 6, May 28, 2016 at Delta Downs. Trainer declined his right to have the split portion tested and waived his right to a stewards’ hearing.  First ARCI class IV or V violation, in Louisiana, within a 12 month period.
 
Name: Alexander Luis Canchari Ruling Date: 6/16/2016
Jurisdiction: Minnesota Racing Commission Facility: Canterbury Park
Ruling Number: C16033 Ruling Type: Failure to Conduct Business in Proper Manner
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 50 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Jockey Alexander Canchari is hereby assessed a civil penalty of Fifty Dollars ($50) for being late to the paddock and delaying the post parade for the 8th Race at Canterbury Park on June 12, 2016.

Minnesota Rules: 7879.0200 (Stewards Authority and Duties) Subp. 1.A.-General authority 7883.0150 (Paddock to Post) Subp. 11.-No willful delays 7897.0130 (Schedule of Fines) Subp. 6.Timetable for paying fines (within 72 hours of ruling date)

Name: CHASE LOMAND CLARK Ruling Date: 6/16/2016
Jurisdiction: Minnesota Racing Commission Facility: Canterbury Park
Ruling Number: C16035 Ruling Type: Misuse of Whip
Breed: Mixed Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 300 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Jockey Chase Lamond Clark is hereby assessed a civil penalty of Three Hundred Dollars ($300) for prohibited use of the riding crop while striking his mount Foxy Awesome more than three consecutive times without pausing during the stretch run of the 2nd Race at Canterbury Park on June 5, 2016. (2nd whip rule violation during 2016 Canterbury Park meet).

Minnesota Rules: 7879.0200 (Stewards Authority and Duties) Subp. 1.A.-General authority 7883.0160 (Post to Finish) Subp. 6.C.-Interference and willful fouling 7897.0130 (Schedule of Fines) Subp. 6-Timetable for paying fines (within 72 hours of ruling date)

Name: MANUEL PEREZ Ruling Date: 6/16/2016
Jurisdiction: Minnesota Racing Commission Facility: Canterbury Park
Ruling Number: C16036 Ruling Type: Failure to Conduct Business in Proper Manner
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 100 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Trainer Manny Perez is hereby assessed a civil penalty of One Hundred Dollars ($100) for failing to have Causemommasaidso on the grounds by the designated time for pre-race inspection on June 16, 2016, at Canterbury Park.

Minnesota Rules: 7876.0110 (Off-Track Stabling) Subp. 3.-Horse must be at racetrack for race day inspection 7879.0200 (Stewards Authority and Duties) Subp. 1.A.-General authority 7897.0130 (Schedule of Fines) Subp. 6.Timetable for paying fines (within 72 hours of ruling date)

Name: RICHARD ERAMIA Ruling Date: 6/24/2016
Jurisdiction: Louisiana Racing Commission Facility: Louisiana Downs
Ruling Number: 21725 Ruling Type: Careless/Unsafe/Improper Riding or Driving
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 6/22/2016 Suspension End: 6/28/2016
Ruling Text:
Suspended seven calendar days June 22, 2016 through June 28, 2016 inclusive, for careless riding during the running of race 5, June 11, 2016, at Louisiana Downs, resulting in the disqualification of his mount, “Saint Floyd”, from second to third place. Allowed to ride in designated races.  Participation in such race/s extends suspension a like number days.
 
Name: DEBRA R NORTHROP Ruling Date: 6/24/2016
Jurisdiction: Louisiana Racing Commission Facility: Louisiana Downs
Ruling Number: 21726 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 500 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
Phenylbutazone (2.66ug/ml) reported in post race blood sample taken from “Forest Dancer” the winner of race 1, May 28, 2016 at Louisiana Downs. Trainer waived his right to have the split portion of this sample tested and waived his right to a steward’s hearing. First ARCI category IV or V violation, in Louisiana, within a twelve month period.
Name: JOSE ROCHA Ruling Date: 6/16/2016
Jurisdiction: Horse Racing Alberta Facility: Whoop Up Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-WUD-12 Ruling Type: Careless/Unsafe/Improper Riding or Driving
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 200 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
Cause Interference in Race
Name: JOSE ROCHA Ruling Date: 6/16/2016
Jurisdiction: Horse Racing Alberta Facility: Whoop Up Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-WUD-12-FO Ruling Type: Careless/Unsafe/Improper Riding or Driving
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 200 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: RE: 2016-WUD-12 - Ruling Final Outcome
Name: Carlos Lazano Ruling Date: 6/22/2016
Jurisdiction: Louisiana Racing Commission Facility: Delta Downs
Ruling Number: 21724 Ruling Type: Failure to Complete License Procedure
Breed: Quarter Horse Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
Ineligible to participate in racing pending completion of license requirements. (Temporary owner license issued at Delta Downs expired 6/10/16.
Name: Hope Matte Ruling Date: 6/22/2016
Jurisdiction: Louisiana Racing Commission Facility: Delta Downs
Ruling Number: 21723 Ruling Type: License Denied, Rescinded, Revoked, Suspended, Withdrawn or Exclusion
Breed: Quarter Horse Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 6/15/2016 Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
Suspended and denied access to all facilities under the jurisdiction of the Louisiana State Racing Commission. License revoked for misrepresenting that her arrest and conviction  was a felony.
Name: TED K MAZZARISI Ruling Date: 6/14/2016
Jurisdiction: New Jersey Racing Commission Facility: Meadowlands
Ruling Number: 16MDH53 Ruling Type: Possession of Medication/Drugs/Contraband/Injectable(s)/Needle/Syringe
Breed: Harness Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 1000 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: 6/30/2016 Suspension End: 7/29/2016
Ruling Text:
As a result of the administrative hearing conducted on Wednesday, March 23, 2016, the Board of Judges has determined that on July 8, 2014, while on the grounds of Winners International Farm, an off-track training facility licensed by and under the jurisdiction of the New Jersey Racing Commission, Dr. Ted Mazzarisi did provide a hypodermic needle and syringe loaded with an injectable substance to someone other than a New Jersey Racing Commission licensed veterinarian for the non-veterinarian to administer to the horse "CASMIR JITTERBUG".
 
Dr. Mazzarisi's actions are found to be in violation of N.J.A.C. 13:71-23.6(d), and N.J.A.C. 13:71-23.9.  Having considered mitigating factors, Dr. Mazzarisi's New Jersey Racing Commission license is hereby suspended for a period of thirty (30) days and fined the sum of one thousand ($1,000.00) dollars.
 
The period of suspension shall begin on June 30, 2016 and continue and including July 29, 2016.  During the period of suspension, Dr. Mazzarisi is denied access to all grounds under the jurisdiction of the New Jersey Racing Commission for any and all purposes.
Name: TED K MAZZARISI Ruling Date: 6/24/2016
Jurisdiction: New Jersey Racing Commission Facility: Meadowlands
Ruling Number: 16MDH53-ASG Ruling Type: Possession of Medication/Drugs/Contraband/Injectable(s)/Needle/Syringe
Breed: Harness Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 1000 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: 6/30/2016 Suspension End: 7/29/2016
Ruling Text: RE: 16MDH53 - Appeal Stay Granted Pending the Appeal Process
Name: ANTHONY J O'SULLIVAN Ruling Date: 6/14/2016
Jurisdiction: New Jersey Racing Commission Facility: Meadowlands
Ruling Number: 16MDH54 Ruling Type: Possession of Medication/Drugs/Contraband/Injectable(s)/Needle/Syringe
Breed: Harness Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 1000 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: 6/30/2016 Suspension End: 7/29/2016
Ruling Text:
As a result of the administrative hearing conducted on Wednesday, March 23, 2016, the Board of Judges has determined that on July 8, 2014, New Jersey Racing Commission licensed trainer, Anthony O'Sullivan, failed in his duty to protect and guard the horse "CASMIR JITTERBUG", a horse under his care and custody as trainer, against the administration of a foreign substance by means of injection by an unauthorizied individual who is not a licensed veterinarian.
 
Mr. O'Sullivan's actions are found to be in violation of N.J.A.C. 13:71-7.29(a)13, N.J.A.C. 13:71-
9.2, N.J.A.C. 13:71-23.6(d), and N.J.A.C. 13:71-23.9.  Having considered mitigating factors, Mr.
O'Sullivan's New Jersey Racing Commission license is hereby suspended for a period of thirty (30)
days and fined the sum of one thousand ($1,000.00) dollars.
 
The period of suspension shall begin on June 30, 2016 and continue and including July 29, 2016.  During the period of suspension, Mr. O'Sullivan is denied access to all grounds under the jurisdiction of the New Jersey Racing Commission for any and all purposes.
Name: ANTHONY J O'SULLIVAN Ruling Date: 6/24/2016
Jurisdiction: New Jersey Racing Commission Facility: Meadowlands
Ruling Number: 16MDH54-ASG Ruling Type: Possession of Medication/Drugs/Contraband/Injectable(s)/Needle/Syringe
Breed: Harness Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 1000 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: 6/30/2016 Suspension End: 7/29/2016
Ruling Text: RE: 16MDH54 - Appeal Stay Granted Pending the Appeal Process
Name: ROBERT W CLEARY Ruling Date: 6/14/2016
Jurisdiction: New Jersey Racing Commission Facility: Meadowlands
Ruling Number: 16MDH55 Ruling Type: Possession of Medication/Drugs/Contraband/Injectable(s)/Needle/Syringe
Breed: Harness Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 1000 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: 6/20/2016 Suspension End: 7/19/2016
Ruling Text:
As a result of the administrative hearing conducted on Wednesday, March 23, 2016, the Board of Judges has determined that on July 8, 2014, while on the grounds of Winners International Farm, an off-track training facility licensed by and under the jurisdiction of the New Jersey Racing Commission, licensee Robert Cleary, a non-veterinarian, did administer a foreign substance, by means of injection to the horse "CASMIR JITTERBUG".
 
Mr. Cleary's actions are found to be in violation of N.J.A.C. 13:71-7.29(a)13, N.J.A.C. 13:71-23.6(d), and N.J.A.C. 13:71-23.9.  Having considered mitigating factors, Mr. Cleary's New Jersey Racing Commission license is hereby suspended for a period of thirty (30) days and fined the sum of one thousand ($1,000.00) dollars.
 
The period of suspension shall begin on June 30, 2016 and continue and including July 29, 2016.  During the period of suspension, Mr. Cleary is denied access to all grounds under the jurisdiction of the New Jersey Racing Commission for any and all purposes.
  AMENDED RULING
 
As a result of the administrative hearing conducted on Wednesday, March 23, 2016, the Board of Judges has determined that on July 8, 2014, while on the grounds of Winners International Farm, an off-track training facility licensed by and under the jurisdiction of the New Jersey Racing Commission, licensee Robert Cleary, a non-veterinarian, did administer a foreign substance, by means of injection to the horse "CASIMIR JITTERBUG".
 
Mr. Cleary's actions are found to be in violation of N.J.A.C. 13:71-7.29(a)13, N.J.A.C. 13:71-23.6(d), and N.J.A.C. 13:71-23.9.  Having considered mitigating factors, Mr. Cleary's New Jersey Racing Commission license is hereby suspended for a period of thirty (30) days and fined the sum of one thousand ($1,000.00) dollars.
 
The period of suspension shall begin on June 20, 2016 and continue and including July 19, 2016.  During the period of suspension, Mr. Cleary is denied access to all grounds under the jurisdiction of the New Jersey Racing Commission for any and all purposes.
 
  AMENDED RULING
 
As a result of the administrative hearing conducted on Wednesday, March 23, 2016, the Board of Judges has determined that on July 8, 2014, while on the grounds of Winners International Farm, an off-track training facility licensed by and under the jurisdiction of the New Jersey Racing Commission, licensee Robert Cleary, a non-veterinarian, did administer a foreign substance, by means of injection to the horse "CASIMIR JITTERBUG".
 
Mr. Cleary's actions are found to be in violation of N.J.A.C. 13:71-7.29(a)13, N.J.A.C. 13:71-23.6(d), and N.J.A.C. 13:71-23.9.  Having considered mitigating factors, Mr. Cleary's New Jersey Racing Commission license is hereby suspended for a period of thirty (30) days and fined the sum of one thousand ($1,000.00) dollars.
 
The period of suspension shall begin on June 20, 2016 and continue and including July 19, 2016.  During the period of suspension, Mr. Cleary is denied access to all grounds under the jurisdiction of the New Jersey Racing Commission for any and all purposes.
 
Name: VICTOR RODRIGUEZ-FLORES Ruling Date: 6/13/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Ruidoso Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-RUI-29 Ruling Type: Trainer Responsibility
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 50 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:

Victor Rodriguez-Flores, having been duly notified and waived his rights to formal hearing and his rights to appeal, appeared before the Board of Stewards on June 6, 2016, for failure to declare equipment (blinkers off ) at time of entry for the horses Dyna O Mite, entered in the fourth race, on June 4, 2016, at Ruidoso Downs. Licensee is found to be in violation of Commission rules.

For this rule violation, the Board of Stewards assessed a penalty in the amount of fifty dollars ($ 50.00). The fine is to paid on or before July 13, 2016 in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(l) NMAC. Failure to pay the fine within the time prescribed may result in immediate suspension. Licensee is found to be in violation of:

NMAC: 15.2.5.8 (B10) Any approved change of equipment must be declared at time of entry. Any changes after that time must be approved by the stewards.

Name: ROBERT JAMES LEMS Ruling Date: 6/12/2016
Jurisdiction: Minnesota Racing Commission Facility: Running Aces Harness Park
Ruling Number: R16006 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Harness Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 250 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
Trainer Robert Lems who was the Trainer of Record of the horse "YOU'LLSEEMEUPFRONT" who competed in the 2nd race at Running Aces Harness Park on May 21, 2016 finishing 2nd and being subject to Post Race Testing according to MRC Protocols resulting in Sample # E-158682.
   Said test was submitted to Industrial Labs (the official testing laboratory of the Minnesota Racing Commission).
   Official test results showing a positive result for the medication "Methylprednisolone" at a level of 212 +/- 15 pg/mL serum or plasma, (ARCI Class 4, Penalty Class C) in excess of the Allowable level of 100 pg/mL serum or plasma.
   Trainer Lems waived his right to a split sample test.
   Trainer Lems (who failed to appear for a hearing scheduled for 06/11/2016 at 4:15 PM) is hereby fined the sum of Two Hundred and Fifty (250) Dollars and the purse money earned is ordered redistributed (mitigating factors considered) according to MRC Rule #7892.0150 Subpart 1 "Purse may be redistributed" as follows:
 
     1st  #4 BEACON OF HOPE
     2nd #6 SB ON MY HONOR
     3rd #1 PA'S CORN SQUEEZIN
     4th #5 TYLERTHEROTTWYLER
     5th #2 NUBIAN PRINCE
     6th #7 WHATA CUPCAKE
 
  #3 YOU'LLSEEMEUPFRONT finished 2nd, placed-Unplaced
 
    This is Trainer Lems' 1st offence in the calendar year.
 
   MRC Rules:
       7879.0200 Subp 1 (A)(B) -- Authority of Stewards
       7877.0170 Subp 2 © -- Trainer Responsibility
       7890.0110   1 -- Medications and Practices Prohibited
       7890.0130 -- Findings of a Chemist
       7892.0150 -- Purse may be redistributed
 
Name: SIERRA DAWN MOSELEY Ruling Date: 6/12/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Ruidoso Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-RUI-28 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal (Associated Ruling)
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 1000 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: 6/11/2016 Suspension End: 8/10/2016
Ruling Text: Trainer Sierra Moseley having been duly notified and waived her rights to a formal hearing and rights to appeal on June 11, 2016, regarding a lab report from UC/Davis (official testing laboratory for the NMSRC), for a confirmed positive during out of competition testing taken at Ruidoso Downs on May 9, 2016, for the Class 3B drug “clenbuterol” detected in horses “Burns Folly, Dyna O Mite, and Messed Up”. Split sampling rights, as provided in 15.2.6.10 (D) NMAC were afforded to, and waived by Sierra Moseley. Alberto Villanueva is the owner of record for horses Burns Folly and Dyna O Mite and Vicente Contreras is the recorded owner of horse Messed Up which was the subject of the clenbuterol positive for out of competition testing . Sierra Moseley is found to be in violation of: 15.2.6.9(D)(1-2-3) NMAC: Which states that "A finding by the Commission approved laboratory of a prohibited drug, chemical or other substance in a test specimen of a horse is prima facie evidence that the prohibited drug, chemical or other substance was administered to the horse and, in the case of a post-race test, was present in the horse's body while it was participating in a race (b) therapeutic medications in excess of established acceptable levels".15.2.6.9(P) NMAC: Which states that the suspension of authorized medications, as outlined in sections 1-2-3-4, which led to a published, posted and distributed memo effective July 22, 2015, which states in part “clenbuterol is a prohibited substance and will constitute a violation of NMSRC rules” 15.2.6.11(A) NMAC and 16.47.1.10(B)(1) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "The Trainer is the absolute insurer of the condition of horses entered in an official workout or race, and is responsible for the presence of any prohibited drug or medication, or other prohibited substance in such horse. A positive test for a prohibited drug or medication or other prohibited substance or the presence of permitted medication in excess of maximum allowable levels as reported by the commission approved laboratory is prima facie evidence of a violation of this rule. The Trainer is absolutely responsible regardless of the acts of third party." 15.2.6.9 MEDICATIONS AND PROHIBITED SUBSTANCESK. OUT OF COMPETITION TESTING: (1) A horse may be subject to out of competition testing without advance notice if the horse is: (a) on the grounds of a racetrack or training center under the jurisdiction of the commission (b) under the care or control of a trainer or owner licensed by the commission; or (c) any horse whose papers are filed in the racing office; or (d) has been nominated to a stakes race.(2) This rule applies to prohibited substances, practices and procedures are as follows (a) class 1, class II and class III drugs as listed with the New Mexico racing commission;(b) blood doping agents including, but not limited to, erythropoietin (EP), darbepoetin, oxylglobin, hempure, aranasep or any substance that abnormally enhances the oxygenation of body tissues; and (c) gene doping agents or the non-therapeutic use of genes, genetic elements, or cells that have the capacity to enhance athletic performance or produce analgesia (3) The permitted quantitative test level of clenbuterol for out of competition horses shall be administered in such dosage amount that the official test sample shall not exceed 300 picograms per milliliter of serum or plasma. (4) Horses to be tested may be selected at random, with probable cause or as determined by the commission or an agent of the commission (5) The commission veterinarian, or any licensed veterinarian or licensed veterinary technician authorized by the commission, may at any time take a urine, blood or hair sample from a horse for this purpose (6) Split samples shall be collected in accordance with Subsection B of 15.2.6.10 NMAC and shall be secured and made available for further testing in accordance with Subsection D of 15.2.6.10 NMAC.(7) All horses selected for testing must be presented to the commission veterinarian, or any licensed veterinarian or licensed veterinary technician authorized by the commission, at the time designated, unless the trainer or owner provides verification of an extenuating circumstance that makes it impossible (8) Any licensee who does not comply with the rule or the commission veterinarian for a sample may be subject to disciplinary action.(9) Cooperation with the commission veterinarian, or any licensed veterinarian or licensed veterinary technician authorized by the commission, includes: (a) assisting in the immediate location and identification of the horse selected for out of competition testing; and (b) assisting the veterinarian in properly procuring the samples (10) Out of competition samples will be sent to the official laboratory of the commission, or another laboratory as designated by the commission, with reports made in accordance with the provisions of the medication rules and the penalty provisions therefore L. OUT OF COMPETITION PENALTY RECOMMENDATIONS: (1) The penalty for any horse not presented for testing upon notification is a maximum suspension of 120 days. (2)The penalty for the trainer of a horse not presented for testing upon notification is a maximum suspension of 180 days.(3) The penalty for any horse with a positive test is a maximum suspension of 120 days and the horse’s papers will be removed from the racing office. (4) The penalty for the trainer of a horse with a positive test is a maximum $1,500 fine and a maximum suspension of 180 days. For this first out of competition testing Class 3B medication violation in a 365- day period issued in accordance with 15.2.6.9 (L)NMAC, the Board of Stewards assessed Sierra Moseley a penalty as follows. 1. A 60 day suspension of all NMRC licenses beginning June 11, 2016 through August 10, 2016, inclusive. 2. ($1,000) one thousand dollar fine to paid on or before July 12, 2016, in accordance with 15.2.1.9(B)(7)(f) NMAC and 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(l) NMAC: Failure to pay fine in prescribed time may result in an immediate suspension. 3. The horses “Burns Folly, Dyna O Mite, and Messed Up” are hereby placed in the Stewards list for a period of 60 days (June 11, 2016 through August 10, 2016 inclusive), during this period the papers must be removed from the racing office and horses are denied entry until they must pass a commission approved veterinary examination and the sample must be negative for any and all prohibited substances including clenbuterol before being eligible to enter. A positive finding will result in an additional 60 days on the Stewards list with the same requirements. During said time of applicable suspension, Sierra Moseley is hereby excluded from all areas of the grounds under the jurisdiction of the NMSRC, in accordance with 15.2.1.9 (C)(21)(a-b) NMAC, and 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(f) NMAC. Additionally, effective upon applicable suspension dates, all horses owned or trained, or under the care of Sierra Moseley are ineligible to be entered or start in any race in this jurisdiction, per 15.2.1.9 (C)(21)(c) NMAC.
Name: RANDY JOSEPH CUNNINGHAM Ruling Date: 6/12/2016
Jurisdiction: Horse Racing Alberta Facility: Whoop Up Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-WUD-10 Ruling Type: General/Miscellaneous Rulings
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 100 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
Fail Breathalyzer test
Name: RANDY JOSEPH CUNNINGHAM Ruling Date: 6/12/2016
Jurisdiction: Horse Racing Alberta Facility: Whoop Up Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-WUD-10-FO Ruling Type: General/Miscellaneous Rulings
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 100 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: RE: 2016-WUD-10 - Ruling Final Outcome
Name: BRAYAN VELAZQUEZ Ruling Date: 6/12/2016
Jurisdiction: Minnesota Racing Commission Facility: Canterbury Park
Ruling Number: C16032 Ruling Type: Misuse of Whip
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 300 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Jockey Brayan Velazquez is hereby assessed a civil penalty of Three Hundred Dollars ($300) for prohibited use of the riding crop while striking his mount All N more than three consecutive times without pausing during the stretch run of the 1st Race at Canterbury Park on June 11, 2016. (2nd whip rule violation during 2016 Canterbury Park meet).

Minnesota Rules: 7879.0200 (Stewards Authority and Duties) Subp. 1.A.-General authority 7883.0160 (Post to Finish) Subp. 6.C.-Interference and willful fouling 7897.0130 (Schedule of Fines) Subp. 6.Timetable for paying fines (within 72 hours of ruling date)

Name: JUAN DE DIOS TORRES Ruling Date: 6/11/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunray Park
Ruling Number: 2016-SRP-71 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 500 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
Trainer Juan D. Torres having been duly notified, and representing owner (Rancho Los Dos Potrillos LLC) having appeared telephonically before the Board of Stewards on June 10, 2016, regarding a lab report from UC/Davis (official testing laboratory for the NMSRC) for a confirmed overage of allowable limits for the Class IV drugs “Phenylbutazone” and “Flunixin” which was found in sample NM19474, after it was collected from the horse, “Coronas Dawn” which finished first in the 3rd race, May 13, 2016, at SunRay Park;
 
(The original lab report indicated a finding of Phenylbutazone at 1.27 mcg/ml and Flunixin at 6.9 ng/ml in urine. Split sampling rights, as provided in 15.2.6.10 (D) NMAC were afforded, and denied.
As such, the following applies: 15.2.6.9 (P)
                1. A class 3 NSAID stacking violation with a penalty class C (fines only) occurs when any combination of two of the following non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are found at or below the restrictions in Subparagraphs (a) through (e) of Paragraph above but in excess of the noted restrictions:
                    1. Flunixin - 3 nanograms per milliliter of plasma or serum;
                    2. Ketoprofen - 1 nanogram per milliliter of plasma or serum;
                    3. Phenylbutazone - 0.3 micrograms per milliliter of plasma or serum.
   Juan D. Torres is found to be in violation of:
 
15.2.6.9(D)(1-2-3) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that “A finding by the Commission approved laboratory of a prohibited drug, chemical or other substance in a test specimen of a horse is prima facie evidence that the prohibited drug, chemical or other substance was administered to the horse and, in the case of a post-race test, was present in the horse’s body while it was participating in a race (b) therapeutic medications in excess of established acceptable levels”.
  15.2.6.11(A) NMAC and 16.47.1.10(B)(1) NMAC:  Which states in pertinent part that “The Trainer is the absolute insurer of the condition of horses entered in an official workout or race, and is responsible for the presence of any prohibited drug or medication, or other prohibited substance in such horse.  A positive test for a prohibited drug or medication or other prohibited substance or the presence of permitted medication in excess of maximum allowable levels as reported by the commission approved laboratory is prima facie evidence of a violation of this rule.  The Trainer is absolutely responsible regardless of the acts of third party.”
 
For this violation, the Board of Stewards assessed Juan D. Torres a penalty as follows;
 
   A fine in the amount of Five Hundred dollars ($500);
    No change in order of finish
 
This is a first positive test violation in the past 365 day period, and is issued in accordance with 15.2.6.9 (C)(3)(c) NMAC. The fine is to be paid on or before July 11, 2016, in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(l) NMAC.  
 
                                            BY ORDER OF THE SUNRAY PARK BOARD OF STEWARDS
 
   
 Appeal Filing Deadline: 15.2.1.9(B)(9)(b)NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "An appeal under this section must be filed not later than 10 days from the date of the ruling.  The appeal must be filed at the main Commission offices, or with the Stewards who issued the ruling.
Name: Preston Douglas Shaw Ruling Date: 6/11/2016
Jurisdiction: Horse Racing Alberta Facility: Century Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-CENT-66 Ruling Type: General/Miscellaneous Rulings
Breed: Harness Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 100 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
HRA 458 (g) Slow Pace
Name: Preston Douglas Shaw Ruling Date: 6/11/2016
Jurisdiction: Horse Racing Alberta Facility: Century Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-CENT-66-FO Ruling Type: General/Miscellaneous Rulings
Breed: Harness Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 100 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: RE: 2016-CENT-66 - Ruling Final Outcome
Name: KEITH L CLARK Ruling Date: 6/11/2016
Jurisdiction: Horse Racing Alberta Facility: Century Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-CENT-67 Ruling Type: General/Miscellaneous Rulings
Breed: Harness Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 100 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
HRA Rule 458 s (v) Repeat Offense
Name: KEITH L CLARK Ruling Date: 6/11/2016
Jurisdiction: Horse Racing Alberta Facility: Century Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-CENT-67-FO Ruling Type: General/Miscellaneous Rulings
Breed: Harness Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 100 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: RE: 2016-CENT-67 - Ruling Final Outcome
Name: NICK R ROLAND Ruling Date: 6/11/2016
Jurisdiction: Minnesota Racing Commission Facility: Running Aces Harness Park
Ruling Number: R16004 Ruling Type: Careless/Unsafe/Improper Riding or Driving
Breed: Harness Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 100 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
Driver Nick Roland who drove #4 "BETTOR'S PROMISE" in the 10th race at Running Aces Harness Park on June 5, 2016 is hereby fined the sum of One (1) Hundred Dollars for violation of MRC Rule #7884.0260 Subpart 7 -- Use of stirrups.
 
 MRC Rule 7879.0200 Subpart 1 (A)(B) -- Judges' Authority
 MRC Rule 7884.0260 Subpart 7 -- Use of stirrups
Name: Horse Ruling Ruling Date: 6/9/2016
Jurisdiction: Minnesota Racing Commission Facility: Canterbury Park
Ruling Number: C16027 Ruling Type: Careless/Unsafe/Improper Riding or Driving
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: The Thoroughbred Oo de Lally, a 4-year-old gelding by Midshipman out of Home Run Kiss, by Bertrando, with The Jockey Club Certificate of Foal Registration No. 1210784, is hereby declared permanently barred from further pari-mutuel horse racing in Minnesota in order to preserve the safety and welfare of all participants. Oo de Lally made 20 starts and bolted five times, including three of his last four starts, the most recent attempt to bolt occurring in his last start in the 5th Race at Canterbury Park on June 4, 2016. Further, a request is hereby made to the Registrar of The Jockey Club that no consideration be given to any request for issuance of a duplicate Certificate of Foal Registration for Racing Purposes of Oo de Lally.

Minnesota Rules: 7879.0200 (Stewards Authority and Duties) Subp. 1.A.B.E.-General authority; Subp. 3.A.(4)-Criteria and Bases for stewards' decisions

Name: RICHARD THOMAS MAGEE Ruling Date: 6/7/2016
Jurisdiction: Minnesota Racing Commission Facility: Running Aces Harness Park
Ruling Number: R16002 Ruling Type: Careless/Unsafe/Improper Riding or Driving
Breed: Harness Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 200 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Driver Rick Magee who drove # 4 " FOX VALLEYRICHROKR " in the 2nd race at Running Aces Harness Park ,Columbus Mn. is hereby fined the sum of Two Hundred (200 ) Dollars for violation of MRC rule 7884.0260 Subpart 2 C. " impede the progress of another horse or cause it to break "

MRC Rule 7879.0200 Subpart 1 (A)(B) -- Judges Authority MRC Rule 7884.0260 Subpart 2 C -- Driving Rules

Name: FARROL RAY CUNNINGHAM Ruling Date: 6/6/2016
Jurisdiction: Idaho State Racing Commission Facility: Jerome County Fair
Ruling Number: 2016-JRM-1 Ruling Type: Failure to Conduct Business in Proper Manner
Breed: Mixed Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 150 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: On June 5th, 2016 Farrol Cunningham failed to present his horse for Lasix. At the time of treatment his horse La Karmela was not stabled on the grounds. Violated IDAPA 11.04.11.300.01 & IDAPA 11.04.11.320. By not presenting his horse Owner-Trainer Farrol was fined in the amount of $150.00 but was however allowed to still race.
Name: CARLOS O. ALVIDREZ Ruling Date: 6/5/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Ruidoso Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-RUI-17 Ruling Type: Trainer Responsibility
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 100 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:

Carlos O. Alvidrez having been duly notified and failed to appear, having his hearing held in absentia, before the Board of Stewards on June 3, 3016, for failure to declare equipment (flipping halter off ) at time of entry for the horses Borger Boy and One Famous Dimple , entered in the third race, on April 30, 2016, at Sunland Park. Licensee is found to be in violation of Commission rules.

For this rule violation, the Board of Stewards assessed a penalty in the amount of one hundred dollars ($ 100.00). The fine is to paid on or before July 5, 2016 in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(l) NMAC. Failure to pay the fine within the time prescribed may result in immediate suspension. Licensee is found to be in violation of:

NMAC: 15.2.5.8 (B10) Any approved change of equipment must be declared at time of entry. Any changes after that time must be approved by the stewards.

Name: KELLY ORVIN HOERDT Ruling Date: 6/5/2016
Jurisdiction: Horse Racing Alberta Facility: Century Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-CENT-62 Ruling Type: General/Miscellaneous Rulings
Breed: Harness Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 100 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
HRA Rule 458 s (v)
Name: KELLY ORVIN HOERDT Ruling Date: 6/5/2016
Jurisdiction: Horse Racing Alberta Facility: Century Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-CENT-62-FO Ruling Type: General/Miscellaneous Rulings
Breed: Harness Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 100 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: RE: 2016-CENT-62 - Ruling Final Outcome
Name: CARLOS L CASTRO Ruling Date: 6/4/2016
Jurisdiction: Minnesota Racing Commission Facility: Canterbury Park
Ruling Number: C16022 Ruling Type: Misuse of Whip
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 300 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Jockey Carlos Leonel Castro Hernandez is hereby assessed a civil penalty of Three Hundred Dollars ($300) for prohibited use of the riding crop while striking his mount Shakemupbayb more than three consecutive times without pausing during the stretch run of the 1st Race at Canterbury Park on June 3, 2016. (Second violation during 2016 Canterbury Park meet).

Minnesota Rules: 7879.0200 (Stewards Authority and Duties) Subp. 1.A.-General authority 7883.0160 (Post to Finish) Subp. 6.C.-Interference and willful fouling 7897.0130 (Schedule of Fines) Subp. 6-Timetable for paying fines (within 72 hours of ruling date)

Name: Sergio Becerra Ruling Date: 6/3/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Ruidoso Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-RUI-11 Ruling Type: Failure to Report or Appear
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 50 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Jockey Sergio Becerra Jr , having failed to appear or send a jockey guild’s representative when summoned by the Board of Stewards for race/film review regarding the 5th race on May 29, 2016, at Ruidoso Downs, is found in violation of Commission rules.

For this rule violation, the Board of Stewards assessed Sergio Becerra Jr a penalty of fifty dollars ($50.00). The fine is to be paid on or before July 3, 2016, in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(l) NMAC.

Failure to pay the fine within the time prescribed may result in immediate suspension.

Licensee is found to be in violation of:

15.2.1.9(B)(4)(d)NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that “Nonappearance of a summoned party after adequate notice shall be construed as a waiver of the right to a hearing before the board of stewards.

Name: OSCAR CORDOVA Ruling Date: 6/3/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Ruidoso Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-RUI-12 Ruling Type: Careless/Unsafe/Improper Riding or Driving
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 200 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Jockey Oscar Cordova, having been summoned and appeared before the Board of Stewards on May 30, 2016, for careless riding, while aboard “Silk Stockings” in the 12th Race May 29, 2016, at Ruidoso Downs, is found to be in violation of Commission rules.

For this violation, the Board of Stewards assessed, Oscar Cordova, a fine in the amount of two hundred dollars, ($200.00).

The fine is to be paid on or before July 4, 2016 in accordance with 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(8) NMAC. Failure to pay the fine within the time prescribed may result in immediate suspension.

This ruling is in accordance with:

Name: ALLAN W DAVIS Ruling Date: 6/2/2016
Jurisdiction: Delaware Harness Racing Commission Facility: Harrington Raceway
Ruling Number: HAR-019-16 Ruling Type: Careless/Unsafe/Improper Riding or Driving
Breed: Harness Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 50 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Driver Allan Davis is fined $50.00 for failing to keep the hole closed gefore the 1/4 pole in the 9th race at Harrington Raceway on June 1, 2016 DHRC rule: 7.6.13.10.
Name: JESUS J CARRETE Ruling Date: 5/30/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Ruidoso Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-RUI-8 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal (Associated Ruling)
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 500 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: 6/8/2016 Suspension End: 6/23/2016
Ruling Text: Trainer Jesus Carrete having been duly notified and having appeared before the Board Of Stewards on May 30, 2016, regarding a lab report from UC/Davis (official testing laboratory for the NMSRC), for a confirmed positive for the Class 3B drug “clenbuterol” detected in horse “Bigtime Story”, who finished 6th place in the first race, on March 27, 2016 at Sunland Park Racetrack. Test Sample #: NM16617. (The original lab report indicated a finding of clenbuterol at 118 pg/ml in the urine. The split was confirmed by Texas A&M with a finding of 107±12 pg/ml in the urine.) Joe Vital is the owner of record for horse “Bigtime Story” which was the subject of the clenbuterol positive. Jesus Carrete is found to be in violation of: 15.2.6.9(D)(1-2-3) NMAC: Which states that "A finding by the Commission approved laboratory of a prohibited drug, chemical or other substance in a test specimen of a horse is prima facie evidence that the prohibited drug, chemical or other substance was administered to the horse and, in the case of a post-race test, was present in the horse's body while it was participating in a race (b) therapeutic medications in excess of established acceptable levels".15.2.6.9(P) NMAC: Which states that the suspension of authorized medications, as outlined in sections 1-2-3-4, which led to a published, posted and distributed memo effective July 22, 2015, which states in part “clenbuterol is a prohibited substance and will constitute a violation of NMSRC rules” 15.2.6.11(A) NMAC and 16.47.1.10(B)(1) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "The Trainer is the absolute insurer of the condition of horses entered in an official workout or race, and is responsible for the presence of any prohibited drug or medication, or other prohibited substance in such horse. A positive test for a prohibited drug or medication or other prohibited substance or the presence of permitted medication in excess of maximum allowable levels as reported by the commission approved laboratory is prima facie evidence of a violation of this rule. The Trainer is absolutely responsible regardless of the acts of third party." For this first Class 3B medication violation in a 365- day period issued in accordance with 15.2.6.9 (C)(2)(b) NMAC, the Board of Stewards assessed Jesus Carrete a penalty as follows:
        1. A 15 day suspension of all NMRC licenses beginning June 8, 2016 through June 23, 2016, inclusive.
        2. A ($500) five hundred dollar fine to paid on or before July 7, 2016, in accordance with 15.2.1.9(B)(7)(f) NMAC and 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(l) NMAC: Which states that "All fines imposed by the Stewards shall be paid to the commission within 30 days after the ruling is issued, unless otherwise ordered.” Failure to pay fine in prescribed time may result in an immediate suspension.
        3. The horse “Bigtime Story” must pass a commission approved veterinary examination before being eligible to enter.
        4. Loss of purse from the first race on March 27, 2016 at Sunland Park Racetrack and the horse “Bigtime Story” is HEREBY DISQUALIFIED AND ORDERED UNPLACED. The new order of finish is as follows
1) Blue Envy 2) Famous Flying Eagle 3) Furr the South 4) Serendipity Jess 5) Brimmerton County 6) Brooks Signature BIGTIME STORY. During said time of applicable suspension, Jesus Carrete is hereby excluded from all areas of the grounds under the jurisdiction of the NMSRC, in accordance with 15.2.1.9 (C)(21)(a-b) NMAC, and 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(f) NMAC. Additionally, effective upon applicable suspension dates, all horses owned or trained, or under the care of Jesus Carrete are ineligible to be entered or start in any race in this jurisdiction, per 15.2.1.9 (C)(21)(c) NMAC.

Name: JAVIER M CHAVEZ Ruling Date: 5/29/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunray Park
Ruling Number: 2016-SRP-59 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
Owner Javier M. Chavez being represented by Trainer Gerado Gutierrez having been duly notified, and having appeared before the Board of Stewards on May 29, 2016 regarding a lab report from UC/Davis (official testing laboratory for the NMSRC) for a confirmed overage of allowable limits for the Class IV drugs “Phenylbutazone” and “Flunixin” which was found in sample NM19274, after it was collected from the horse,  “Vegas Cartel” which finished first in the 3rd race, April 23,2016, at SunRay Park;
 
(The original lab report indicated a finding of Phenylbutazone at 0.60 mcg/ml and Flunixin at 19 ng/ml in urine. Split sampling rights, as provided in 15.2.6.10 (D) NMAC were afforded, and denied.
 
 Javier M. Chavez is found to be in violation of:
 
15.2.6.9(D)(1-2-3) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that “A finding by the Commission approved laboratory of a prohibited drug, chemical or other substance in a test specimen of a horse is prima facie evidence that the prohibited drug, chemical or other substance was administered to the horse and, in the case of a post-race test, was present in the horse’s body while it was participating in a race (b) therapeutic medications in excess of established acceptable levels”.
 
 
 
For this violation, the Board of Stewards assessed Javier M. Chavez a penalty as follows;
 
A warning, as this is a 1st positive test violation in the past 365 day period, and is issued in accordance with 15.2.6.9 (C)(3)(c) NMAC. The fine is to be paid on or before any reinstatement date, in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(l) NMAC.  
 
                                    BY ORDER OF THE SUNLAND PARK BOARD OF STEWARDS
 
 
 
 
Appeal Filing Deadline: 15.2.1.9(B)(9)(b)NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "An appeal under this section must be filed not later than 10 days from the date of the ruling.  The appeal must be filed at the main Commission offices, or with the Stewards who issued the ruling.
Name: Leslie Carl Adams Ruling Date: 5/28/2016
Jurisdiction: Horse Racing Alberta Facility: Century Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-CENT-56 Ruling Type: General/Miscellaneous Rulings
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 100 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
Entering ineligible horse
Name: Leslie Carl Adams Ruling Date: 5/28/2016
Jurisdiction: Horse Racing Alberta Facility: Century Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-CENT-56-FO Ruling Type: General/Miscellaneous Rulings
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 100 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: RE: 2016-CENT-56 - Ruling Final Outcome
Name: DANIEL H DENNISON Ruling Date: 5/27/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunray Park
Ruling Number: 2016-SRP-56 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 500 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
Trainer Dan Dennison having been duly notified, and having appeared for a scheduled hearing before the Board of Stewards on May 27, 2016, regarding a lab report from UC/Davis (official testing laboratory for the NMSRC) for a confirmed overage of allowable limits for the Class IV drug "Phenylbutazone" which was found in sample NM19436, after it was collected from the horse, "Justa Sunday Dream" which finished 1st in the 3rd race, May 8, 2016 at SunRay Park.
 
(The original lab report indicated a finding of Phenylbutazone at 2.39 ug/ml in blood/serum. Split sampling rights, as provided in 15.2.6.10 (D) NMAC were afforded, and denied.
 
The concentration of Phenylbutazone 2.39 ug/ml exceeds the authorized medication limit of 2.0 ug/ml
 
Dan Dennison is found to be in violation of:
 
15.2.6.9(D)(1-2-3) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "A finding by the Commission approved laboratory of a prohibited drug, chemical or other substance in a test specimen of a horse is prima facie evidence that the prohibited drug, chemical or other substance was administered to the horse and, in the case of a post-race test, was present in the horse's body while it was participating in a race (b) therapeutic medications in excess of established acceptable levels".
 
15.2.6.9 (E)(1) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part "The permitted quantitative test level of Phenylbutazone shall be administered in such dosage amount that the official test sample shall not exceed 2 micrograms per milliliter of plasma".
 
15.2.6.11(A) NMAC and 16.47.1.10(B)(1) NMAC:  Which states in pertinent part that "The Trainer is the absolute insurer of the condition of horses entered in an official workout or race, and is responsible for the presence of any prohibited drug or medication, or other prohibited substance in such horse.  A positive test for a prohibited drug or medication or other prohibited substance or the presence of permitted medication in excess of maximum allowable levels as reported by the commission approved laboratory is prima facie evidence of a violation of this rule.  The Trainer is absolutely responsible regardless of the acts of third party."
 
For this violation, the Board of Stewards assessed Dan Dennison a penalty as follows;
 
(1)   A fine in the amount of Five Hundred dollars ($500.00);
 
This is the 1st positive test violation in the past 365 day period, and is issued in accordance with 15.2.6.9 (C)(3) NMAC. The fine is to be paid on or before June 26, 2016, in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3) NMAC.  
 
 
                       BY ORDER OF THE SUNRAY PARK BOARD OF STEWARDS
 
 
 
  ________________                          _____________________               ___________________
 
 
Appeal Filing Deadline: 15.2.1.9(B)(9)(b)NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "An appeal under this section must be filed not later than 10 days from the date of the ruling.  The appeal must be filed at the main Commission offices, or with the Stewards who issued the ruling.
Name: OTABEK UMAROV Ruling Date: 5/27/2016
Jurisdiction: Kentucky Racing Commission Facility: Churchill Downs
Ruling Number: #16-0049 Ruling Type: License Denied, Rescinded, Revoked, Suspended, Withdrawn or Exclusion
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 5/27/2016 Suspension End: 5/27/2026
Ruling Text: After a formal hearing before the Board of Stewards, the Owner/Trainer license issued to Otabek Umarov is hereby REVOKED for a period of TEN (10) YEARS as of May 27, 2016 and he is fined TEN THOUSAND ($10,000)DOLLARS for the following violation of 810 KAR 1:110 Section (3), subsection (5). This penalty is imposed pursuant to 810 KAR 1:110 Section 8, subsections (1)(a) and (1)(b). 810 KAR 1:110 Section 3, subsection (5); The licensee prevented an out of competition sample from being collected from the horse “Looks to Spare” on association grounds at Churchill Downs on April 30, 2016, further aggravated by removing the horse from the grounds to an undisclosed location after notification that the horse had been selected for sampling. The Board of Stewards consider the following violations as aggravating circumstances related to the above-described penalty: 810 KAR 1:025 Section 14, subsection (v); The licensee failed to answer truthfully questions asked by the commission or its representatives pertaining to a racing matter. 810 KAR 1:025 Section 14, subsection (x) 1.; The licensee engaged in conduct of a disorderly nature by failing to obey the stewards’ orders that are expressly authorized by the administrative regulations of the commission. 810 KAR 1:025 Section 14, Subsection (q); The licensee has engaged in conduct that is against the best interests of horse racing, or compromises the integrity of operations at a track, training facility, or satellite facility. For each of the following violations, the license of Mr. Umarov is REVOKED for ONE (1) YEAR, to run concurrent with each other and with the above-described 10 year revocation: 810 KAR 1:018 Section 3, subsection (3) and Section 14, subsection 1 (1)(2); The licensee, being a person other than a veterinarian licensed to practice veterinary medicine in Kentucky and licensed by the commission, was in possession of hypodermic needles, syringes and injectable medications on association grounds at Churchill Downs on April 30, 2016. 810 KAR 1:025 Section 14, subsection (g); The licensee has made a material misrepresentation, falsification, or omission in an application for a license. During the revocation, Mr. Umarov is denied the privileges of all facilities under the jurisdiction of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission. Entry of all horses owned or trained by Mr. Umarov is denied pending transfers to persons acceptable to the stewards. Further, Mr. Umarov is required to appear in person before the License Review Committee of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission for any future license consideration pursuant to 810 KAR 1:110 Section 8, subsection (1)(d). BY ORDER OF THE STEWARDS
Name: OTABEK UMAROV Ruling Date: 6/25/2016
Jurisdiction: Kentucky Racing Commission Facility: Churchill Downs
Ruling Number: #16-0049-ASD Ruling Type: License Denied, Rescinded, Revoked, Suspended, Withdrawn or Exclusion
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 5/27/2016 Suspension End: 5/27/2026
Ruling Text: RE: #16-0049 - Appeal Stay Denied
Name: OTABEK UMAROV Ruling Date: 6/25/2016
Jurisdiction: Kentucky Racing Commission Facility: Churchill Downs
Ruling Number: #16-0049-TRO Ruling Type: License Denied, Rescinded, Revoked, Suspended, Withdrawn or Exclusion
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 5/27/2016 Suspension End: 5/27/2026
Ruling Text: RE: #16-0049 - Temporary Restraining Order
Name: JOSE IBARRA Ruling Date: 5/25/2016
Jurisdiction: Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission Facility: Will Rogers Downs
Ruling Number: 16-WRD-033 Ruling Type: Unlicensed Participant
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 200 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
OWNER/TR JOSE IBARRA PLED "NO CONTEST" FOR HAVING AN UNLICENSED GROOM IN THE PADDOCK FOR THE 4TH RACE AT WRD ON 5/21/2016, ATTENDING TO THE TRAINEE #8 "PINT O'FINEST". IT IS THE ORDER OF THE WRD BOARD OF STEWARDS' THAT MR. IBARRA BE FINED $200.00.
Name: Scott J. Lane Ruling Date: 5/25/2016
Jurisdiction: Maryland Racing Commission Facility: Pimlico
Ruling Number: 2016-PIM-085 Ruling Type: Employment Violation
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 250 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
DATE: May 25, 2016       TRACK:   Pimlico Race Course
 
STEWARDS:  Adam Campola
                         Ross R Pearce
                         Russell G Derderian
 
RULINGS:
 
 
#16-085 In the matter of trainer Scott J. Lane, 417 Greenwood St., Mont Alto, PA 17237;
 
 On May 25, 2016, trainer Scott J. Lane appeared  before the Stewards via telephone to answer charges that he had committed a violation of COMAR 09.10.04.19 Workers’ Compensation.  Trainer Lane appeared in the absence of counsel and waived his right thereto.
 
 At the hearing, the Stewards determined that:
 (1) On May 14, 2016, trainer Lane employed a stable employee to run his entry, “Posse Man”, in the first race at Pimlico Race Course,
 (2) Trainer Lane does not carry Workers’ Compensation insurance, and
 (3)   Maryland Racing Commission regulations, under Section A of COMAR 09.10.04.19, require that a licensee who employs one or more individuals in “a racing-related activity” carry Workers’ Compensation insurance.
 
 
 Based upon the above, and in accordance with the penalties they have issued in the past for similar violations, the Stewards hereby order Scott J. Lane to pay a fine in the order of two hundred and fifty dollars ($250.00).
 
 BY ORDER OF THE STEWARDS
 
Name: GERARDO GUTIERREZ Ruling Date: 5/22/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunray Park
Ruling Number: 2016-SRP-48 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 750 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Trainer Gerado Gutierrez having been duly notified, and having appeared before the Board of Stewards on May 20, 2016 regarding a lab report from UC/Davis (official testing laboratory for the NMSRC) for a confirmed overage of allowable limits for the Class IV drugs “Phenylbutazone” and “Flunixin” which was found in sample NM19274, after it was collected from the horse, “Vegas Cartel” which finished first in the 3rd race, April 23,2016, at SunRay Park;

(The original lab report indicated a finding of Phenylbutazone at 0.60 mcg/ml and Flunixin at 19 ng/ml in urine. Split sampling rights, as provided in 15.2.6.10 (D) NMAC were afforded, and denied.

Gerado Gutierrez is found to be in violation of:

15.2.6.9(D)(1-2-3) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that “A finding by the Commission approved laboratory of a prohibited drug, chemical or other substance in a test specimen of a horse is prima facie evidence that the prohibited drug, chemical or other substance was administered to the horse and, in the case of a post-race test, was present in the horse’s body while it was participating in a race (b) therapeutic medications in excess of established acceptable levels”.

15.2.6.11(A) NMAC and 16.47.1.10(B)(1) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that “The Trainer is the absolute insurer of the condition of horses entered in an official workout or race, and is responsible for the presence of any prohibited drug or medication, or other prohibited substance in such horse. A positive test for a prohibited drug or medication or other prohibited substance or the presence of permitted medication in excess of maximum allowable levels as reported by the commission approved laboratory is prima facie evidence of a violation of this rule. The Trainer is absolutely responsible regardless of the acts of third party.”

For this violation, the Board of Stewards assessed Gerado Gutierrez a penalty as follows; A fine in the amount of $750.00 :

This is a 2nd positive test violation in the past 365 day period, and is issued in accordance with 15.2.6.9 (C)(3)(c) NMAC. The fine is to be paid on or before June 19, 2016

BY ORDER OF THE SUNLAND PARK BOARD OF STEWARDS

Appeal Filing Deadline: 15.2.1.9(B)(9)(b)NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "An appeal under this section must be filed not later than 10 days from the date of the ruling. The appeal must be filed at the main Commission offices, or with the Stewards who issued the ruling.

Name: THEODORE JESSE NEZ Ruling Date: 5/20/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunray Park
Ruling Number: 2016-SRP-44 Ruling Type: Falsification of License Application
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 100 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Licensee having appeared before the Board of Stewards on May 16TH for the charge of license falsification or omission. Licensee is found to be in violation of Commission rules.

Narrative: Failure to disclose previous arrest and conviction records on NMSRC license application.

For this rule violation, the Board of Stewards assessed a penalty in the amount of One hundred dollars ($100.00). The fine is to be paid on or before June 20, 2016 in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(l) NMAC.Licensee is placed on probation pending results of court hearing.

Failure to pay the fine within the time prescribed may result in immediate suspension.

Licensee is found to be in violation of the following rule (s): 16.47.1.8 GENERAL PROVISIONS L. GROUNDS FOR REFUSAL, DENIAL, SUSPENSION, OR REVOCATION OF LICENSE (1) (d) has failed to disclose or falsely states any information required in the application 15.2.3.8 FLAT RACING OFFICIALS GENERAL PROVISIONS B. Stewards. (1) General authority. The stewards for each meeting shall be responsible to the commission for the conduct of the race meeting in accordance with the laws of this state and these rules. (d) The stewards have the authority to interpret the rules and to decide all questions of racing not specifically covered by the rules. Whenever the stewards find any person culpable for any act or omission in violation of these regulations or any violation of the Horse Racing Act, the person shall be subject to disciplinary action, which could include a fine, suspension, or revocation/denial of license or any combination of these penalties. (3) Disciplinary action. The stewards shall take notice of alleged misconduct or rule violations and initiate investigations into the matters. (f) The stewards may impose any of the following penalties on a licensee for a violation of the act or these rules: issue a reprimand; assess a fine; require forfeiture or redistribution of purse or award, when specified by applicable rules and/or at their discretion; place a licensee on probation; suspend a license or racing privileges; revoke a license; exclude from grounds under the jurisdiction of the commission.

Name: Marcus Jon Vitali Ruling Date: 5/17/2016
Jurisdiction: Maryland Racing Commission Facility: Pimlico
Ruling Number: 2016-PIM-081 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 500 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
DATE:  May 17, 2016              TRACK:   Pimlico Race Course
 
STEWARDS: Adam Campola
                         Ross R Pearce
                         Russell G Derderian
 
RULINGS:
 
#16-081  On May 9, 2016, the Stewards received notice from Truesdail Laboratories, Inc. that blood sample #13094, dated April 23, 2016, contained the drugs flunixin at 10.3+-0.5 ng/ml and phenylbutazone at 1.4+- .1 mg/ml which, in combination, is in excess of the accepted threshold level of 3.0 flunixin and 0.3 phenylbutazone established by the MRC for this combination. See COMAR09.10.03.01 The Stewards, having established that blood sample #13094 was taken from the horse “Formal Class”, owned by Richard N. Miller and trained by Marcus Vitali, following the running of the second race at Laurel Park on April 23, 2016. The Stewards notified Mr. Vitali that: (1) the presence of flunixin and phenylbutazone in the system of “Formal Class” at the time the horse ran constituted a violation under COMAR 09.10.03.04 Drug Prohibition - Horses; (2) he had the right to have the split sample tested by an independent laboratory prior to the Stewards conducting a hearing in this matter; and (3) he had the right to be represented by counsel at the hearing.
  
The Stewards held a hearing on May 15, 2016, wherein Mr. Vitali waived his right to legal counsel and a split sample.
 
Based upon the evidence before them, the Stewards find the following:
(1) “Formal Class” did carry flunixin and phenylbutazone, in its system when it finished first in the second race at Laurel Park on April 23, 2016, a violation under COMAR 09.10.03.04,C;
(2) Marcus Vitali, as trainer, was the absolute insurer of, and responsible for, the condition of “Formal Class” at the time the horse ran (Sections D & F );
Based upon the foregoing, the Stewards hereby order that:
 
(1) Trainer Marcus Vitali, 817 NE 2nd St., Hallendale Beach, FL 33009, be fined in the amount of Five  
      Hundred dollars ($500.).   
       (2) Trainer Marcus Vitali will be assigned two (2) Multiple Medication Violation Points.
                                  [Comar 09.10.03.02 C]
 
Note: As per COMAR 09.10.04.05, failure to pay a fine within 48 hours from being notified may result in a suspension of license.
 
 BY ORDER OF THE STEWARDS
Name: MARK DANIEL SHUMAN Ruling Date: 5/17/2016
Jurisdiction: Maryland Racing Commission Facility: Pimlico
Ruling Number: 2016-PIM-082 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 500 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
DATE:  May 17, 2016              TRACK:   Pimlico Race Course
 
STEWARDS: Adam Campola
                         Ross R Pearce
                         Russell G Derderian
 
RULINGS:
 
#16-082  On May 12, 2016, the Stewards received notice from Truesdail Laboratories, Inc. that blood sample #13142, dated April 29, 2016, contained the drugs flunixin at 3.6+-0.3 ng/ml and phenylbutazone at 2.9+- .1 mg/ml which, in combination, is in excess of the accepted threshold level of 3.0 flunixin and 0.3 phenylbutazone established by the MRC for this combination. See COMAR09.10.03.01 The Stewards, having established that blood sample #13142 was taken from the horse “Bawlmer Hon”, owned by Runaway Point Farms LLC and trained by Mark Shuman, following the running of the fourth race at Laurel Park on April 29, 2016. The Stewards notified Mr. Shuman that: (1) the presence of flunixin and phenylbutazone in the system of “Bawlmer Hon” at the time the horse ran constituted a violation under COMAR 09.10.03.04 Drug Prohibition - Horses; (2) he had the right to have the split sample tested by an independent laboratory prior to the Stewards conducting a hearing in this matter; and (3) he had the right to be represented by counsel at the hearing.
  
The Stewards held a hearing on May 15, 2016, wherein Mr. Shuman waived his right to legal counsel and a split sample.
 
Based upon the evidence before them, the Stewards find the following:
(1) “Bawlmer Hon” did carry flunixin and phenylbutazone, in its system when it finished second in the fourth race at Laurel Park on April 29, 2016, a violation under COMAR 09.10.03.04,C;
(2) Mark Shuman, as trainer, was the absolute insurer of, and responsible for, the condition of “Bawlmer Hon” at the time the horse ran (Sections D & F );
Based upon the foregoing, the Stewards hereby order that:
 
(1) Trainer Mark Shuman, 50 Jumpgate Loop, Elkton, MD 21921, be fined in the amount of Five  
      Hundred dollars ($500.).   
       (2) Trainer Mark Shuman will be assigned two (2) Multiple Medication Violation Points.
                                  [Comar 09.10.03.02 C]
 
Note: As per COMAR 09.10.04.05, failure to pay a fine within 48 hours from being notified may result in a suspension of license.
 
 BY ORDER OF THE STEWARDS
 
Name: PATRICK B. DANIELS Ruling Date: 5/17/2016
Jurisdiction: Maryland Racing Commission Facility: Pimlico
Ruling Number: 2016-PIM-083 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 500 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
DATE:  May 17, 2016              TRACK:   Pimlico Race Course
 
STEWARDS: Adam Campola
                         Ross R Pearce
                         Russell G Derderian
 
RULINGS:
 
#16-083  On May 12, 2016, the Stewards received notice from Truesdail Laboratories, Inc. that blood sample #13160, dated April 30, 2016, contained the drugs flunixin at 3.4+-0.3 ng/ml and phenylbutazone at 4.0+- .5 mg/ml which, in combination, is in excess of the accepted threshold level of 3.0 flunixin and 0.3 phenylbutazone established by the MRC for this combination. See COMAR09.10.03.01 The Stewards, having established that blood sample #13160 was taken from the horse “Dixie Deputy”, owned by Michael Scheffres and trained by Patrick B. Daniels, following the running of the first race at Laurel Park on April 30, 2016. The Stewards notified Mr. Daniels that: (1) the presence of flunixin and phenylbutazone in the system of “Dixie Deputy” at the time the horse ran constituted a violation under COMAR 09.10.03.04 Drug Prohibition - Horses; (2) he had the right to have the split sample tested by an independent laboratory prior to the Stewards conducting a hearing in this matter; and (3) he had the right to be represented by counsel at the hearing.
  
The Stewards held a hearing on May 15, 2016 via telephone, wherein Mr. Daniels waived his right to legal counsel and a split sample.
 
Based upon the evidence before them, the Stewards find the following:
(1) “Dixie Deputy” did carry flunixin and phenylbutazone, in its system when it finished first in the first race at Laurel Park on April 30, 2016, a violation under COMAR 09.10.03.04,C;
(2) Patrick B. Daniels, as trainer, was the absolute insurer of, and responsible for, the condition of “Dixie Deputy” at the time the horse ran (Sections D & F );
Based upon the foregoing, the Stewards hereby order that:
 
(1) Trainer Patrick B. Daniels, 364 Webster Ave., Cranston, RI 02920, be fined in the amount of Five  
      Hundred dollars ($500.).   
       (2) Trainer Patrick B. Daniels will be assigned two (2) Multiple Medication Violation Points.
                                  [Comar 09.10.03.02 C]
 
Note: As per COMAR 09.10.04.05, failure to pay a fine within 48 hours from being notified
Name: TIMOTHY CHARLES SZYNSKIE Ruling Date: 5/14/2016
Jurisdiction: Minnesota Racing Commission Facility: Canterbury Park
Ruling Number: C16001 Ruling Type: Failure to Pay Fine or Fees
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 5/11/2016 Suspension End: 6/18/2016
Ruling Text: Owner Timothy Szynskie is hereby declared ineligible for licensing in any capacity until such time as he has made full restitution of $100 to the Minnesota Racing Commission to whom he issued a non-negotiable check.

Minnesota Statute: 240.08 Occupation Licenses Subd. 2. Application (a)(1) default in payment to the state.

Minnesota Rules 7877.0100 (General Requirements) Subp. 2.-Licensing criteria. 7877.0155 H. (Conditions Precedent to Licensing) 7879.0200 (Authority and Duties of Stewards) Subp. 1. A.-General authority of stewards. 7897.0100 (Prohibited Acts) Subp.10-Financial responsibility. 7897.0130 (Schedule of Fines) Subp. 6-Timetable for paying fines (within 72 hours from ruling date).

Name: CARLOS L GUTIERREZ-CASTILLO Ruling Date: 5/12/2016
Jurisdiction: Maryland Racing Commission Facility: Pimlico
Ruling Number: 2016-PIM-078 Ruling Type: Careless/Unsafe/Improper Riding or Driving
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 5/15/2016 Suspension End: 5/20/2016
Ruling Text:
DATE: May 12, 2016         TRACK:  Pimlico Race Course
 
 
 
STEWARDS: Adam Campola
                        Ross R Pearce
                        Russell G Derderian   
 
 
RULINGS:
 
 
#16-078 Jockey, Carlos Gutierrez, 70 Hillside Ave., Newport, DE 19804, is suspended three (3) Maryland racing days, May 15, 19 and 20, 2016 for riding the horse “Burning Mandate” in a careless manner in the tenth race at Laurel Park on May 8.  
 [COMAR 09.10.01.50, §A(2)(b) and §C.]
 
 Through the stretch, jockey Gutierrez allowed his mount “Burning Mandate” to cross over into the path of #5”Whiskey Sour” forcing his rider to sharply check his mount to avoid clipping heels.
 
                   [Violation under COMAR 09.10.01.50, A(1), which states, in pertinent parts: "A horse may not: (b) Cross or weave in front of another horse without sufficient clearance, (d) Intimidate another horse, or (e) Impede another horse.]
 
 BY ORDER OF THE STEWARDS
 
Name: WALLYNETTE RODRIGUEZ Ruling Date: 5/12/2016
Jurisdiction: Maryland Racing Commission Facility: Pimlico
Ruling Number: 2016-PIM-079 Ruling Type: Careless/Unsafe/Improper Riding or Driving
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 5/12/2016 Suspension End: 6/17/2016
Ruling Text:
DATE: May 12, 2016          TRACK:  Pimlico Race Course
 
 
 
STEWARDS: Adam Campola
                        Ross R Pearce
                        Russell G Derderian   
 
 
RULINGS:
 
 
#16-079 Apprentice jockey, Wallynette Rodriguez, 1833 Pine Grove Ct., Severn, MD 21144,  is suspended indefinitely for riding the horse “Johnny Whitebird” in a dangerous manner in the tenth race at Laurel Park on My 8, 2016, thereby causing the disqualification of “Johnny Whitebird” from third to eighth position.  
 [COMAR 09.10.01.50, §A(2)(b) and §C.]
 
 Inside the 1/16 pole, jockey Rodriguez allowed her mount  #6 “Johnny Whitebird” to come over, into
                   the paths of  #4 “Big Zapple” and #1 “Burning Mandate” forcing these horses in toward the rail
                   seriously impeding them and causing both riders to have to check sharply to avoid clipping heels.
                    
                  
 
 [Violation under COMAR 09.10.01.50, A(1), which states, in pertinent parts: "A horse may not: (a) Carry another horse in or out, (d) Intimidate another horse, or (e) Impede another horse.] COMAR 09.10.01.23A(2)
 
 BY ORDER OF THE STEWARDS
 
Name: CARROLL RAY HOPPER Ruling Date: 5/9/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunray Park
Ruling Number: 2016-SRP-30 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 1500 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: RE: 2015-ZIA-358 - Modified Penalty Trainer/Trainer Carroll R. Hopper, having been duly notified, and appeared before the Board of Stewards on May 8, 2016, regarding a confirmed positive test for the Class III drug “Clenbuterol”, which was found in sample NM11159, after it was collected from the horse “Jess A Whistlin” which finished first in the 2nd race, January 28, 2015 at Sunland Park Racetrack; (The original lab report indicated a finding of Clenbuterol in the urine at 326 pg/ml. and the finding of Dexamethasone in excess of 5pg/ml. Split sample rights, as provided in 15.2.6.10(D) NMAC were availed to Mr. Hopper and confirmed). Mr.Hopper is found to be in violation of:15.2.6.9(D)(1-2-3) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "A finding by the Commission approved laboratory of a prohibited drug, chemical or other substance in a test specimen of a horse is prima facie evidence that the prohibited drug, chemical or other substance was administered to the horse and, in the case of a post-race test, was present in the horse's body while it was participating in a race (b) therapeutic medications in excess of established acceptable levels". 15.2.6.9 (P) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part "Clenbuterol in a post race test that exceeds the screening limit of 140 pg/ml in urine will constitute a violation of NMSRC rules". 15.2.6.11(A) NMAC and 16.47.1.10(B)(1) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "The Trainer is the absolute insurer of the condition of horses entered in an official workout or race, and is responsible for the presence of any prohibited drug or medication, or other prohibited substance in such horse. A positive test for a prohibited drug or medication or other prohibited substance or the presence of permitted medication in excess of maximum allowable levels as reported by the commission approved laboratory is prima facie evidence of a violation of this rule. The Trainer is absolutely responsible regardless of the acts of third party." 15.2.6.9 (C) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part “Category B penalties will be assessed a licensed Owner for violations due to the presence of a drug carrying a Category B penalty: First offense within a 365 day period in any jurisdiction shall be disqualification, loss of purse, and the horse must pass a Commission-approved examination before becoming eligible to be entered”. For these violations, the Board of Stewards assessed Carroll R. Hopper a penalty
        1. A fine in the amount of one thousand dollar ($1,500.00) to be paid on or before June 8,2016.

2. A suspension of any/all NMSRC issued licenses for a period of 60 calendar days, with the suspension hereby waived by the Commission per Section 3, provided Carroll R. Hopper is compliant with the full terms of the Stipulated Settlement Agreement, (Case #2015-82-44)

3) Disqualification and loss of purse of the 2nd Race, Jan 28, 2015, at Sunland Park Race Track.

4) Because of the disqualification "Jess A Whistlin" will also be disqualified. The new order of finish is as fallows

    • 1st Flashy Beamer 6th Gender From Sixes
    • 2nd Mj Moon Chick 7th So Call Me Maybe
    • 3rd Perrys Boots 8th Bet the Sixes
    • 4th Mendosa 9th Brookstones Heart
    • 5th Dream Big Woody
        • Unplaced JESS A WHISTLIN

5) A probation period of 180 days starting May 9, 2016 through and ending Nov 5, 2016.

(Per the terms of a signed Stipulated Settlement Agreement, this is considered a first offense positive test violation in the past 365 day period, and is issued in accordance with 15.2.6.9 (C)(2) NMAC. Any subsequent Class B violation within a 180 day period following this date will result in further penalty, as specified in Section 6. Per the written terms of the signed Stipulated Settlement Agreement as specified in section 2, _Carroll R. Hopper furthermore knowingly, intentionally, and voluntarily waives any/all appeal rights, including any judicial appeal regarding this matter).

Name: CARROLL RAY HOPPER Ruling Date: 6/24/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunray Park
Ruling Number: 2016-SRP-30-MOD Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 1500 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: RE: 2016-SRP-30 - Modified Ruling The horse MJ Moon Chick that finished in 2nd place was also DQ for a positive test. The new order of finish is as follows: 1st - Flashy Beamer 2nd - Perrys Boots 3rd - Mendoza 4th - Dream Big Woody 5th - Gender From Sixes 6th - So Call Me Maybe 7th - Bet the Sixes 8th - Brookstones Heart Scratched - Jess Excessive Unplaced - MJ Moon Chick Unplaced - Jess A Whistlin
Name: CODY LYMOIN REYNOLDS Ruling Date: 5/9/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunray Park
Ruling Number: 2016-SRP-32 Ruling Type: Necessitating a Late Scratch
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 200 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Trainer Cody Reynolds having appeared before the Board of Stewards on May 9, 2016, and waived the 10 day notice for failure to have a registration certificate on file necessitating a late scratch for the horse “Furiousprincess” that was entered to run in the 7TH race, on May 6, 2016 at SunRayPark .

Cody Reynolds is found to be in violation of:

15.2.5.9(B)(2) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that “ The scratch of a horse after closing shall be made by the Owner, Trainer or their licensed designee, with permission from the stewards”.

15.2.5.9 (B) (4) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "No horse may be scratched from an overnight race without approval of the Stewards.

Name: CODY LYMOIN REYNOLDS Ruling Date: 5/13/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunray Park
Ruling Number: 2016-SRP-32-MOD Ruling Type: Necessitating a Late Scratch
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 200 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: RE: 2016-SRP-32 - Modified Ruling For this rule violation, the Board of Stewards assessed Cody Reynolds a penalty in the amount of two hundred dollars ($200.00). The fine is to be paid on or before June 9 2016 in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(l) NMAC.
Name: NORBERTO ARROYO Ruling Date: 5/8/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunray Park
Ruling Number: 2016-SRP-25 Ruling Type: Careless/Unsafe/Improper Riding or Driving
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 200 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
Jockey Norberto Arroyo Jr, having appeared before the Board of Stewards on this date for careless riding, while aboard “ Sun Catcher” in the fifth race Sunday April 24, 2016 at SunRay Park.
 
 
 
For this violation, the Board of Stewards assessed Norberto Arroyo Jr a penalty in the amount of two hundred dollars ($200.00) and a warning to make better effort. The fine is to be paid on or before June 7, 2016, in accordance with 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(l) NMAC.
 Change fine due date 7/1/16
 
Failure to pay the fine within the time prescribed may result in immediate suspension.
Name: NORBERTO ARROYO Ruling Date: 6/18/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunray Park
Ruling Number: 2016-SRP-25-MOD Ruling Type: Careless/Unsafe/Improper Riding or Driving
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 200 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
RE: 2016-SRP-25 - Modified Ruling
 
Change Due Date on Fine to July 1, 2016
Name: NORBERTO ARROYO Ruling Date: 6/18/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunray Park
Ruling Number: 2016-SRP-25-MOD1 Ruling Type: Careless/Unsafe/Improper Riding or Driving
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 200 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: RE: 2016-SRP-25 - Modified Ruling
Name: NORBERTO ARROYO Ruling Date: 6/18/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunray Park
Ruling Number: 2016-SRP-25-MOD1 Ruling Type: Careless/Unsafe/Improper Riding or Driving
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 200 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: RE: 2016-SRP-25 - Modified Ruling Change Fine Due Date to 7/1/16
Name: FRUCTUOSO M HUITRON Ruling Date: 5/10/2016
Jurisdiction: Louisiana Racing Commission Facility: Delta Downs
Ruling Number: 21648 Ruling Type: Failure to Properly Identify/Present Horse or Greyhound
Breed: Quarter Horse Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 200 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
Extremely late to the paddock with, “Game Swinger” resulting in a late scratch from race 3, May 4, 2016.
Name: BRANDON MARCOM Ruling Date: 5/3/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunland Park
Ruling Number: 2016-SUN-305 Ruling Type: License Denied, Rescinded, Revoked, Suspended, Withdrawn or Exclusion
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 5/3/2016 Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Assistant Trainer, Brandon Lee Marcom, having been duly notified, appeared by telephone before the Board of Stewards on May 3, 2016, for failing to disclose a felony arrest on his licensing application.

Brandon Lee Marcom is found to be in violation of:

For this violation, the Board of Stewards issue Brandon Lee Marcom a penalty of the following:

                1. A suspension of any/all New Mexico Racing Commission licenses, effective May 3, 2016, and is referred to the New Mexico Racing Commission for any future licensing in New Mexico.
During said time of suspension Brandon Lee Marcom is denied access to all grounds under the jurisdiction of the New Mexico Racing Commission in accordance with 15.2.1.9(C)(21)(a) NMAC. Additionally, during the applicable term of this suspension, all horses owned, or under the care of Brandon Lee Marcom are ineligible to be entered or start in any race in this jurisdiction, per 15.2.1.9 (C)(21)(c) NMAC.

16.47.1.8 (L)(1) The commission may refuse to issue a license to an applicant, or may suspend or revoke a license issued, or order disciplinary measures, if the applicant: (a) has been convicted of a felony (d) has failed to disclose or falsely states any information required in the application

Name: OTABEK UMAROV Ruling Date: 5/3/2016
Jurisdiction: Kentucky Racing Commission Facility: Churchill Downs
Ruling Number: 16-0043 Ruling Type: License Denied, Rescinded, Revoked, Suspended, Withdrawn or Exclusion
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 5/3/2016 Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Otabek Umarov is hereby suspended by the Board of Stewards for having been formally ejected and excluded from Churchill Downs on May 2, 2016. During his suspension Mr. Umarov is denied the privileges of all facilities under the jurisdiction of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission.

810 KAR 1:025 Section 14 (h)

BY ORDER OF THE STEWARDS

Name: OTABEK UMAROV Ruling Date: 6/25/2016
Jurisdiction: Kentucky Racing Commission Facility: Churchill Downs
Ruling Number: 16-0043-ASD Ruling Type: License Denied, Rescinded, Revoked, Suspended, Withdrawn or Exclusion
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 5/3/2016 Suspension End:
Ruling Text: RE: 16-0043 - Appeal Stay Denied
Name: OTABEK UMAROV Ruling Date: 6/25/2016
Jurisdiction: Kentucky Racing Commission Facility: Churchill Downs
Ruling Number: 16-0043-TRO Ruling Type: License Denied, Rescinded, Revoked, Suspended, Withdrawn or Exclusion
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 5/3/2016 Suspension End:
Ruling Text: RE: 16-0043 - Temporary Restraining Order
Name: NORBERTO ARROYO Ruling Date: 4/29/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunland Park
Ruling Number: 2016-SUN-292 Ruling Type: Careless/Unsafe/Improper Riding or Driving
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 5/7/2016 Suspension End: 5/8/2016
Ruling Text: Jockey, Norberto Arroyo, having been summoned and appeared before the Board of Stewards on April 29, 2016 for careless riding, which resulted in the disqualification of his mount “El Gigante” from first place to fifth place in the 7th race, April 26, 2016. Norberto Arroyo is found to be in violation of Commission rules.

For this violation, the Board of Stewards assessed Norberto Arroyo a suspension of 2 days (May7 , 2016 and May 8, 2016).

This ruling is in accordance with:

Name: NORBERTO ARROYO Ruling Date: 4/29/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunland Park
Ruling Number: 2016-SUN-294 Ruling Type: Disorderly Conduct
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Jockey Norberto Arroyo having been subject of an altercation that occurred in the stable area April 29, 2016 at Sunland Park is hereby placed on probation through May 3, 2016. Any conduct violation will result in an immediate summary suspension, $500 fine, and a 30 day suspension of all NMRC licenses.

Norberto Arroyo is found to be in violation of:

Name: JUDD A WHITWORTH Ruling Date: 4/28/2016
Jurisdiction: Idaho State Racing Commission Facility: Idaho State Racing Commission
Ruling Number: 2016-Comm-3 Ruling Type: Failure to Meet Financial Obligation
Breed: Mixed Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 1406 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: FINAL: Delcalaratory Ruling by the ISRC that licensee Judd Whitworth violated ISRC administrative rule, IDAPA 11.04.03.030.07, under which the ISRC is revoking/denying his license for 2016 who has - committed an act or acts demonstrating financial instability, intemperate habits or has a bad reputation for truth, honesty and integrity, or other similar conduct contrary to the best interest of racing. The judgement entered agaisnt Judd Whitworth is in the amount of $1,406.00. This comprises of outstanding invoices for training services offered to Judd Whitworth by Brent Taylor during past racing seasons. Also, included was a letter dated July 23rd, 2015 directed to the Ada County Small Claims Court for this case and sent by Brent Taylor. The letter briefly explained that a training bill was sent to Mr. Judd Whitworth each year since 2005 for his half of the training services, including transportation, accrued in 2005 and still remains outstanding. The ISRC verified the small claims judgment from the Fourth Judicial District of the State of Idaho and received a letter to the ISRC on February 23rd, 2016 in which Brent Taylor asks the ISRC to enter a Declaratory ruling agaisnt Judd Whitworth. Prior documentation was provided by Brent Taylor on November 19th. 2016 regarding his small claims judgement that was awarded to him on 10/2/2015, case #CVSC1509202.
Name: JUDD A WHITWORTH Ruling Date: 6/16/2016
Jurisdiction: Idaho State Racing Commission Facility: Idaho State Racing Commission
Ruling Number: 2016-Comm-3-REST Ruling Type: Failure to Meet Financial Obligation
Breed: Mixed Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 1406 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: RE: 2016-Comm-3 - Restored to Good Standing: The ISRC received confirmation in the form of a letter and a check written to Mr. Brent Taylor on June 3rd, 2016. The letter indicates that an agreement was maid between Mr. Whitworth and Mr. Taylor that an amount of $1,000 would be accepted as payment in full. We forwarded the check onto Mr. Brent Taylor on June 3rd, 2016 via certified mail. I Jeremy Beck made contact with Mr. Taylor on June 15th in which he informed me that he in fact ahd received the check. We are restoring Mr. Whitworth to be able to license and run horses in Idaho as he so pleases. No further investigation or actions are need at this time and the case will be closed by DAG, Stephanie Nemore.
Name: STAN SEAGLE Ruling Date: 4/26/2016
Jurisdiction: Arkansas Racing Commission Facility: Oaklawn Park
Ruling Number: 16-058 Ruling Type: Warning Letter
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: WARNING

Trainer Stan Seagle is issued this WARNING for exceeding the allowable limit of 2.0 mg/mL of blood for phenylbutazone in "Zippzapzapper", winner of the ninth race on April 8, 2016. "Zippzapzapper's" phenylbutazone level was 3.0 mg/mL.

This ruling may be appealed within three days to the Arkansas Racing Commission.

Name: GARY ALLEN THOMAS Ruling Date: 4/26/2016
Jurisdiction: Arkansas Racing Commission Facility: Oaklawn Park
Ruling Number: 16-059 Ruling Type: Warning Letter
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
WARNING

Trainer Gary A. Thomas is hereby issued this WARNING for exceeding the hreshold limit for omeprazole sulfide in "Greely's Comet", second place finisher in the sixth race on April 6, 2016, a violation of ARC Rule #1217.

This ruling may be appealed within three days to the Arkansas Racing Commission.

Name: BILL MARTIN Ruling Date: 4/26/2016
Jurisdiction: Arkansas Racing Commission Facility: Oaklawn Park
Ruling Number: 16-060 Ruling Type: Warning Letter
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
WARNING

Trainer William N. Martin is hereby issued this WARNING for exceeding the threshold limit of 2.0 mg/mL of blood for phenylbutazone in "Roada Wish", winner of the first race on April 6, 2016, a violation of ARC Rule #1217. "Roada Wish's" level was 4.0 mg/mL.

This ruling may be appealed within three days to the Arkansas Racing Commission.

Name: FRANCISCO M ESPINOZA Ruling Date: 4/23/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunland Park
Ruling Number: 2016-SUN-286 Ruling Type: License Denied, Rescinded, Revoked, Suspended, Withdrawn or Exclusion
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 4/23/2016 Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Owner, Francisco Espinoza, having been duly notified, failed to appear, and had his hearing held in absentia before the Board of Stewards concerning a Ban Citation issued by DAA regarding his conduct which adversely reflects on the integrity of horse racing.

Francisco Espinoza is found to be in violation of:

For this violation, the Board of Stewards issue Francisco Espinoza a penalty of the following:

                1. A suspension of any/all New Mexico Racing Commission licenses, effective April 23, 2016, and is referred to the New Mexico Racing Commission for any future licensing in New Mexico.
During said time of suspension Francisco Espinoza is denied access to all grounds under the jurisdiction of the New Mexico Racing Commission in accordance with 15.2.1.9(C)(21)(a) NMAC. Additionally, during the applicable term of this suspension, all horses owned, or under the care of Francisco Espinoza are ineligible to be entered or start in any race in this jurisdiction, per 15.2.1.9 (C)(21)(c) NMAC.

5.2.1.9 B. (4) d) Nonappearance of a summoned party after adequate notice shall be construed as a waiver of the right to a hearing before the stewards. The stewards may suspend the license of a person who fails to appear at a disciplinary hearing after written notice of the hearing has been sent, in compliance with this subsection.

Name: JOHN RAUL VALENZUEL Ruling Date: 4/22/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunland Park
Ruling Number: 2016-SUN-283 Ruling Type: Failure to Pay Fine or Fees
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 4/22/2016 Suspension End: 6/25/2016
Ruling Text: Jockey John Raul Valenzuela, Jr., having failed to pay the fine assessed in Ruling 2016-SUN-54, is found to be in violation of:

15.2.1.9 (B)(7)(f) NMAC and 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(1) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part “All fines imposed by the Stewards shall be paid to the Commission within 30 days after the ruling is issued, unless otherwise ordered”.

For this rule violation, all licenses issued to John Raul Valenzuela, Jr., are suspended, and he will be ineligible to apply for any future New Mexico Racing Commission license until the fines, as addressed above, have been paid in full.

During said time of applicable suspension, John Raul Valenzuela, Jr., is hereby excluded from all areas of the grounds under the jurisdiction of the NMSRC, in accordance with 15.2.1.9(C)(21)(a-b) NMAC, and 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(f) NMAC.

Name: WILLIE C PADILLA Ruling Date: 4/16/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunland Park
Ruling Number: 2016-SUN-258 Ruling Type: Employment Violation
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 100 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Trainer WILLIE PADILLA having been duly notified and appeared before the Board of Stewards on April 16, 2016, for employing an unlicensed groom on March 22, 2016.

WILLIE PADILLA was found to be in violation of Commission rules. Thus, for this FIRST EMPLOYMENT VIOLATION IN 365 DAYS, the Board of Stewards assessed WILLIE PADILLA a penalty in the amount of ONE hundred dollars ($100). This mitigating circumstances of this fine are that Mr. Padilla show proof and receipts of trying to get the groom licensed since January 2016. The fine is to be paid on or before May 17, 2016 in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(l) NMAC.

Failure to pay this fine within the time prescribed may result in immediate suspension.

Licensee is found to be in violation of the following rules:

16.47.1.8 (G)(1) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part “The employment of any unlicensed person under the jurisdiction of the Commission is prohibited”.

16.47.1.10 (C)(4) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part “A Trainer must provide a list to the Chief of Security of the Trainer’s employees on association grounds and any other area under the jurisdiction of the Commission.

Name: RICARDO SANTANA PORTOCARRERO Ruling Date: 4/16/2016
Jurisdiction: Arkansas Racing Commission Facility: Oaklawn Park
Ruling Number: 16-057 Ruling Type: Careless/Unsafe/Improper Riding or Driving
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Jockey Ricardo Santana Jr. is suspended five racing days-February 3, 2017 February 4, 2017, February 5, 2017, February 9, 2017 and February 10, 2017 for moving from behind another horse without being clear while riding "Star Canyon" in the fourth race on April 15, 2016, bumping "Zelda Can Dance" and forcing her way out causing "Zelda Can Dance" to lose momentum and fall back before being able to rally to finish second. "Star Canyon" was disqualified from first and placed second for violating ARC Rule #2347 (a).

Since this is Santana's fifth offence for a riding infraction during the meet, the Stewards considered this an aggravating circumstance warranting a longer suspension. Also because the 2016 race meet is about to conclude, the suspension days are being carried over to the opening of the 2017 race meet at Oaklawn Park.

This ruling may be appealed within three days to the Arkansas Racing Commission.

Name: HECTOR ALDRETE-BIZCARRA Ruling Date: 4/15/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunland Park
Ruling Number: 2016-SUN-253 Ruling Type: Failure to Report or Appear
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Jockey Hector Aldrete, having failed to appear or send a jockey guild’s representative when summoned by the Board of Stewards for race/film review on April 12, 2016, regarding the fourth race on April 10, 2016, at Sunland Park Racetrack, is found in violation of Commission rules.

For this rule violation, the Board of Stewards assessed Hector Aldrete a penalty of fifty dollars ($50.00). The fine is to be paid on or before May 15, 2016, in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(l) NMAC.

Failure to pay the fine within the time prescribed may result in immediate suspension.

Licensee is found to be in violation of:

15.2.1.9(B)(4)(d)NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that “Nonappearance of a summoned party after adequate notice shall be construed as a waiver of the right to a hearing before the board of stewards

Name: HECTOR ALDRETE-BIZCARRA Ruling Date: 4/22/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunland Park
Ruling Number: 2016-SUN-253-RES Ruling Type: Failure to Report or Appear
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: RE: 2016-SUN-253 - Ruling Rescinded- issued in error.
Name: JOSE JACINTO BONILLA Ruling Date: 4/13/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunland Park
Ruling Number: 2016-SUN-242 Ruling Type: License Denied, Rescinded, Revoked, Suspended, Withdrawn or Exclusion
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 4/13/2016 Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Licensee, Jose Bonilla, having been duly notified, failed to appear, and having had his hearing held in absentia for failure to disclose prior arrests on licensing application. Jose Bonilla is found to be in violation of: 16.47.1.8 (L)(1) The commission may refuse to issue a license to an applicant, or may suspend or revoke a license issued, or order disciplinary measures, if the applicant: (d) has failed to disclose or falsely states any information required in the application

For this violation, the Commission issue Jose Bonilla a penalty of the following:

                1. A suspension of any/all New Mexico Racing Commission licenses, effective April 13, 2016, and that he be deemed ineligible for any future licensing in New Mexico until he is approved by the Board Of Stewards.
During said time of suspension Jose Bonilla is denied access to all grounds under the jurisdiction of the New Mexico Racing Commission in accordance with 15.2.1.9(C)(21)(a) NMAC. Additionally, during the applicable term of this suspension, all horses owned, or under the care of Jose Bonilla are ineligible to be entered or start in any race in this jurisdiction, per 15.2.1.9 (C)(21)(c) NMAC. 15.2.1.9 B. (4) d) Nonappearance of a summoned party after adequate notice shall be construed as a waiver of the right to a hearing before the stewards. The stewards may suspend the license of a person who fails to appear at a disciplinary hearing after written notice of the hearing has been sent, in compliance with this subsection.
Name: ALLEN MILLIGAN Ruling Date: 4/2/2016
Jurisdiction: Arkansas Racing Commission Facility: Oaklawn Park
Ruling Number: 16-042 Ruling Type: General/Miscellaneous Rulings
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 100 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Trainer Allen Milligan is fined $100.00 for being late to the Paddock (12 minutes to post) for the sixth race on March 31, 2016 with "Yes He's Clever" as established by the Stewards at 15 minutes to post pursuant to ARC Rule # 2334.

This ruling may be appealed within three days to the Arkansas Racing Commission.

Name: Brad H Cox Ruling Date: 3/31/2016
Jurisdiction: Arkansas Racing Commission Facility: Oaklawn Park
Ruling Number: 16-039 Ruling Type: By Order of Commission/Administration
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 1500 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:

Because of an injury suffered in the third race on March 12, 2016 and based on ARC Rule #2434 (j), the Board of Stewards voided the claim of "Uptown Tempo" by Owners Garylle Stewart and Murray Duncan and trained by Murray Duncan and ORDERED that the horse be returned to Owner Rupp Racing Wentworth Brochu LLC and Trainer Brad Cox. At the time, Mr. Cox did not allow the horse to be returned to his barn.

After considering all of the evidence before them including mitigating factors, Trainer Brad Cox is fined $1,500.00 for failing to comply with the ORDER of the Stewards involving the voided claim of "Uptown Tempo", a violation of ARC Rules #1139 and #2068. In addition Mr. Cox will reimburse Mr. Stewart for expenses incurred while caring for "Uptown Tempo" for eight days until the horse could be returned to Mr. Cox's care and custody.

This ruling may be appealed within three days to the Arkansas Racing Commission.

Name: ARTURO GUTIERREZ CHAVEZ Ruling Date: 3/11/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunland Park
Ruling Number: 2016-SUN-140 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 500 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: 3/10/2016 Suspension End: 3/25/2016
Ruling Text: Trainer, Arturo Chavez having been duly notified, and having appeared before the Board of Stewards on February 28, 2016, regarding a lab report from UC/Davis (official testing laboratory for the NMSRC) for a confirmed positive test for the steroid "Boldenone" which was found in sample NM17004, after it was collected from the horse, "Chief Coronas Charm" which participated in the second(2nd) race, September 27, 2015at Zia Park Race Track. Arturo Chavez explained that he was representing both his owners of this horse, Castulo M. Morales and Jorge A. Ruiz since neither could be present at this time. (The original lab report indicated the concentration of Boldenone was 85 nanogram/ml in the urine. Split sampling rights, as provided in 15.2.6.10 (D) NMAC were afforded, and said split sampling by TVMDL(Texas A&M) lab confirmed 58 ng/ml in the urine).

Arturo Chavez is found to be in violation of:

15.2.6.9(D)(1-2-3) NMAC: Which states that "A finding by the Commission approved laboratory of a prohibited drug, chemical or other substance in a test specimen of a horse is prima facie evidence that the prohibited drug, chemical or other substance was administered to the horse and, in the case of a post-race test, was present in the horse's body while it was participating in a race.

15.2.6.9 (H)(1) NMAC: Which states no AAS shall be permitted in test sample collected from horses except for residues of the major metabolite of nandrolone, and the naturally occurring substances Boldenone and testosterone at concentration less than indicated thresholds .(2) Concentrations shall not exceed the following urine threshold concentration for total(i.e., free drug metabolite and drug or metabolite liberated from conjugates): (a) Boldenone (Equipoise is undercylenate ester of Boldenone) in male horses other than geldings- 15ng/ml; no Boldenone shall be permitted in geldings or female horses.

15.2.6.11(A) NMAC and 16.47.1.10(B)(1) NMAC: Which states that "The Trainer is the absolute insurer of the condition of horses entered in an official workout or race, and is responsible for the presence of any prohibited drug or medication, or other prohibited substance in such horse. A positive test for a prohibited drug or medication or other prohibited substance or the presence of permitted medication in excess of maximum allowable levels as reported by the commission approved laboratory is prima facie evidence of a violation of this rule. The Trainer is absolutely responsible regardless of the acts of third party."

For this violation, the Board of Stewards assessed Arturo Chavez a penalty as follows;

(1) A suspension of any/all NMSRC issued licenses for a period of 15 days, (March 9, through March 25, 2016, inclusive); (2) A fine in the amount of five hundred dollars $500.00); (3) Loss of purse of the second (2nd) race,September 27, 2015 at the Zia Park Race Track. (4) The horse “Chief Coronas Charm” must pass a commission approved examination before re-entry.

This is a first positive test violation in the past 365 day period, and is issued in accordance with 15.2.6.9 (C)(3)(a) NMAC. The fine is to be paid on or before any reinstatement date, in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(l) NMAC.

During said time of applicable suspension, Arturo Chavez is hereby excluded from all areas under the jurisdiction of the NMSRC, in accordance with 15.2.1.9(C)(21)(a-b) NMAC, and 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(f) NMAC;

Additionally, effective upon applicable suspension dates, all horses owned or trained, or under the care of Arturo Chavez are ineligible to be entered or start in any race in this jurisdiction, per 15.2.1.9 (C)(21)(c) NMAC;

BY ORDER OF THE SUNLAND PARK BOARD OF STEWARDS

Appeal Filing Deadline: 15.2.1.9(B)(9)(b)NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "An appeal under this section must be filed not later than 10 days from the date of the ruling. The appeal must be filed at the main Commission offices, or with the Stewards who issued the ruling.

Name: ARTURO GUTIERREZ CHAVEZ Ruling Date: 3/11/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunland Park
Ruling Number: 2016-SUN-141 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 500 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: 3/25/2016 Suspension End: 4/11/2016
Ruling Text: Trainer, Arturo Chavez having been duly notified, and having appeared before the Board of Stewards on February 28, 2016, regarding a lab report from UC/Davis (official testing laboratory for the NMSRC) for a confirmed positive test for the steroid "Boldenone" which was found in sample NM17934, after it was collected from the horse, “Chief Coronas Charm" which participated in the third (3rd) race, October 20, 2015at Zia Park Race Track. Arturo Chavez explained that he was representing both his owners of this horse, Castulo M. Morales and Jorge A. Ruiz since neither could be present at this time. (The original lab report indicated the concentration of Boldenone was 70 nanograms/ml in the urine. Split sampling rights, as provided in 15.2.6.10 (D) NMAC were afforded, and said split sampling by TVMDL (Texas A&M) lab confirmed 58 ng/ml in the urine).

Arturo Chavez is found to be in violation of:

15.2.6.9(D) (1-2-3) NMAC: Which states that "A finding by the Commission approved laboratory of a prohibited drug, chemical or other substance in a test specimen of a horse is prima facie evidence that the prohibited drug, chemical or other substance was administered to the horse and, in the case of a post-race test, was present in the horse's body while it was participating in a race.

15.2.6.9 (H)(1) NMAC: Which states no AAS shall be permitted in test sample collected from horses except for residues of the major metabolite of nandrolone, and the naturally occurring substances Boldenone and testosterone at concentration less than indicated thresholds .(2) Concentrations shall not exceed the following urine threshold concentration for total(i.e., free drug metabolite and drug or metabolite liberated from conjugates): (a) Boldenone (Equipoise is undercylenate ester of Boldenone) in male horses other than geldings- 15ng/ml; no Boldenone shall be permitted in geldings or female horses.

15.2.6.11(A) NMAC and 16.47.1.10(B)(1) NMAC: Which states that "The Trainer is the absolute insurer of the condition of horses entered in an official workout or race, and is responsible for the presence of any prohibited drug or medication, or other prohibited substance in such horse. A positive test for a prohibited drug or medication or other prohibited substance or the presence of permitted medication in excess of maximum allowable levels as reported by the commission approved laboratory is prima facie evidence of a violation of this rule. The Trainer is absolutely responsible regardless of the acts of third party."

For this violation, the Board of Stewards assessed Arturo Chavez a penalty as follows;

(1) A suspension of any/all NMSRC issued licenses for a period of 15 days, (March 25, through April 11, 2016, inclusive); (2) A fine in the amount of five hundred dollars $500.00); (3) Loss of purse of the third (3rd) race, October 20, 2015 at the Zia Park Race Track. (4) The horse “Chief Coronas Charm” must pass a commission approved examination before re-entry.

This is a first positive test violation in the past 365 day period, and is issued in accordance with 15.2.6.9 (C) (3) (a) NMAC. The fine is to be paid on or before any reinstatement date, in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B) (3) (l) NMAC.

During said time of applicable suspension, Arturo Chavez is hereby excluded from all areas under the jurisdiction of the NMSRC, in accordance with 15.2.1.9(C) (21) (a-b) NMAC, and 15.2.3.8 (B) (3) (f) NMAC;

Additionally, effective upon applicable suspension dates, all horses owned or trained, or under the care of Arturo Chavez are ineligible to be entered or start in any race in this jurisdiction, per 15.2.1.9 (C) (21) (c) NMAC;

BY ORDER OF THE SUNLAND PARK BOARD OF STEWARDS

Appeal Filing Deadline: 15.2.1.9(B) (9) (b) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "An appeal under this section must be filed not later than 10 days from the date of the ruling. The appeal must be filed at the main Commission offices, or with the Stewards who issued the ruling.

Name: GUSTAVO RODRIGUEZ Ruling Date: 3/6/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunland Park
Ruling Number: 2016-SUN-137 Ruling Type: License Denied, Rescinded, Revoked, Suspended, Withdrawn or Exclusion
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:

Licensee’s New Mexico Racing Commission Owner License #142627 is herby rescinded after found working on the backside as a groom for trainer James J Gonzalez and having no horses in his ownership, which is a requirement to be licensed as an owner.

This ruling is in accordance with:

16.47.1.8 (M)(2)NMAC: Which states in pertinent part “A license is valid only under the condition that the licensee remains eligible to hold such a license

Name: OTABEK UMAROV Ruling Date: 3/5/2016
Jurisdiction: Arkansas Racing Commission Facility: Oaklawn Park
Ruling Number: 16-029 Ruling Type: Warning Letter
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:

WARNING

For violating ARC Rule # 1217 (A)(B)(C), trainer Otabek Umarov is issued a WARNING for exceeding the allowable limit for Phenylbutazone (2.0 mg/ml in blood) in "La Macchina" (2.5 mg/ml of blood), winner of the ninth race (The Essex Handicap) on February 13, 2016, a second medication violation within the past 12 months.

This ruling may be appealed within three days to the Arkansas Racing Commission.

Name: SCOTTY D MCNAIR Ruling Date: 3/5/2016
Jurisdiction: Arkansas Racing Commission Facility: Oaklawn Park
Ruling Number: 16-028 Ruling Type: Warning Letter
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:

WARNING

For violating ARC Rule # 1217 (A)(B)(C), trainer Scotty McNair is issued a WARNING for exceeding the allowable limit for Phenylbutazone (2.0 mg/ml in blood in "Box Office Appeal" (2.6 mg/ml of blood), winner of the first race on February 4, 2016, a second violation within the past 12 months.

This ruling may be appealed within three days to the Arkansas Racing Commission.

Name: WILFRIDO MONTANO Ruling Date: 2/2/2016
Jurisdiction: Idaho State Racing Commission Facility: Idaho State Racing Commission
Ruling Number: 2016-Comm-2 Ruling Type: Failure to Meet Financial Obligation
Breed: Mixed Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 1046.72 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: 2/1/2016 Suspension End: 5/4/2016
Ruling Text:
FINAL: Declaratory Ruling by the ISRC that licensee Wilfredo Montano viloated ISRC administrative rule, IDAPA 11.04.03.030.07, under which the ISRC is revoking his license who has committed an act or acts demonstrating financial instability, intemperate habits or has a bad reputation for truth, honesty and integrity, or other similar conduct contrary to the best interest of racing. The judgement entered against Wilfredo Montano is in the amount of $1,046.72, which represents the amount Mr. Montano owed Dr. Woodington, $902.72, plus court costs in the amount of $144.00. This comprises of four outstanding invoices for services offered to Wilfredo Montano by Dr. Woodington during the 2013-2015 seasons at Les Bois Park. The ISRC verified the small claims judgement from the Fourth Judicial District of the State of Idaho and received a faxed letter to the ISRC on October 26th in which Dr. Woodington asks the ISRC to enter a declaratory ruling against Wilfredo Montano.
Name: WILFRIDO MONTANO Ruling Date: 4/18/2016
Jurisdiction: Idaho State Racing Commission Facility: Idaho State Racing Commission
Ruling Number: 2016-Comm-2-REST Ruling Type: Failure to Meet Financial Obligation
Breed: Mixed Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 1046.72 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: 2/1/2016 Suspension End: 5/4/2016
Ruling Text: RE: 2016-Comm-2 - Restored to Good Standing: the ISRC received confirmation in the form of two faxes from Doctor Mathew Woodington's office indicating Mr. Wilfredo Montano has satisfied his Declaratory Ruling and had paid the amount owed in full. We were given a letter from woodington himself, the old invoices from his staff showing they were paid and a deposit slip showing the more thatn the full amount being deposited. Please see "Misc Documents" for the verification.
Name: Ron Moquett Ruling Date: 1/28/2016
Jurisdiction: Arkansas Racing Commission Facility: Oaklawn Park
Ruling Number: 16-013 Ruling Type: Race Office/Track Rule Violation
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 100 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Trainer Ron Moquett is fined $100.00 for failing to have the required works on "Kickstart", a scheduled participant in the ninth race on January 24, 2016, a violation of ARC Rule #2099.1 (a) (3), necessitating a scratch. This ruling may be appealed within three days to the Arkansas Racing Commission.
Name: CODY LYMOIN REYNOLDS Ruling Date: 1/28/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunland Park
Ruling Number: 2016-SUN-92 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 500 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Trainer Cody L. Reynolds, having been duly notified for a scheduled hearing and having the hearing telephonically before the Board of Stewards on this date, January 27, 2016, regarding a lab report from UC/Davis (official testing laboratory for the NMSRC) for a confirmed overage of allowable limits for the Class IV drug "Phenylbutazone" which was found in sample NM18230, after it was collected from the horse, "Unfinished Biz" which participated in the 1st race, on Friday, January 1,2016, at Sunland Park .

(The original lab report indicated a finding of Phenylbutazone at 3.04 ug/ml in blood/serum. Split sampling rights, as provided in 15.2.6.10 (D) NMAC were offered but waived by Cody Reynolds. ).

Cody L. Reynolds is found to be in violation of:

15.2.6.9(D)(1-2-3) NMAC: Which states that "A finding by the Commission approved laboratory of a prohibited drug, chemical or other substance in a test specimen of a horse is prima facie evidence that the prohibited drug, chemical or other substance was administered to the horse and, in the case of a post-race test, was present in the horse's body while it was participating in a race (b) therapeutic medications in excess of established acceptable levels".

15.2.6.9 (E)(1) NMAC: Which states "The permitted quantitative test level of Phenylbutazone shall be administered in such dosage amount that the official test sample shall not exceed 2 micrograms per milliliter of plasma".

15.2.6.11(A) NMAC and 16.47.1.10(B)(1) NMAC: Which states that "The Trainer is the absolute insurer of the condition of horses entered in an official workout or race, and is responsible for the presence of any prohibited drug or medication, or other prohibited substance in such horse. A positive test for a prohibited drug or medication or other prohibited substance or the presence of permitted medication in excess of maximum allowable levels as reported by the commission approved laboratory is prima facie evidence of a violation of this rule. The Trainer is absolutely responsible regardless of the acts of third party."

For this violation, the Board of Stewards assessed Cody Reynolds a penalty as follows;

    1. A fine in the amount of Five Hundred Fifty Dollars ($500.00);
    2. Horse must pass a commission approved examination before becoming eligible to enter.

This is a third positive test violation in the past 365 day period, and is issued in accordance with 15.2.6.9 (C)(3) NMAC. The fine is to be paid on or before March 7, 2016 in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3) NMAC. ( Failure to pay fine in prescribed time may result in immediate suspension).

Appeal Filing Deadline: 15.2.1.9(B) (9) (b) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "An appeal under this section must be filed not later than 10 days from the date of the ruling. The appeal must be filed at the main Commission offices, or with the Stewards who issued the ruling.

Name: CODY LYMOIN REYNOLDS Ruling Date: 1/27/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunland Park
Ruling Number: 2016-SUN-91 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 500 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Trainer Cody L. Reynolds, having been duly notified for a scheduled hearing and having the hearing telephonically before the Board of Stewards on this date, January 27, 2016, regarding a lab report from UC/Davis (official testing laboratory for the NMSRC) for a confirmed overage of allowable limits for the Class IV drug "Phenylbutazone" which was found in sample NM18236, after it was collected from the horse, "Malcom Quinn" which participated in the 3rd race, on Friday, January 1,2016, at Sunland Park .

(The original lab report indicated a finding of Phenylbutazone at 2.52 ug/ml in blood/serum. Split sampling rights, as provided in 15.2.6.10 (D) NMAC were offered but waived by Cody Reynolds. ).

Cody L. Reynolds is found to be in violation of:

15.2.6.9(D)(1-2-3) NMAC: Which states that "A finding by the Commission approved laboratory of a prohibited drug, chemical or other substance in a test specimen of a horse is prima facie evidence that the prohibited drug, chemical or other substance was administered to the horse and, in the case of a post-race test, was present in the horse's body while it was participating in a race (b) therapeutic medications in excess of established acceptable levels".

15.2.6.9 (E)(1) NMAC: Which states "The permitted quantitative test level of Phenylbutazone shall be administered in such dosage amount that the official test sample shall not exceed 2 micrograms per milliliter of plasma".

15.2.6.11(A) NMAC and 16.47.1.10(B)(1) NMAC: Which states that "The Trainer is the absolute insurer of the condition of horses entered in an official workout or race, and is responsible for the presence of any prohibited drug or medication, or other prohibited substance in such horse. A positive test for a prohibited drug or medication or other prohibited substance or the presence of permitted medication in excess of maximum allowable levels as reported by the commission approved laboratory is prima facie evidence of a violation of this rule. The Trainer is absolutely responsible regardless of the acts of third party."

For this violation, the Board of Stewards assessed Cody Reynolds a penalty as follows;

    1. A fine in the amount of Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00); Horse must pass a commission approved examination before becoming eligible to enter.

This is a third positive test violation in the past 365 day period, and is issued in accordance with 15.2.6.9 (C)(3) NMAC. The fine is to be paid on or before March 7, 2016 in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3) NMAC. Failure to pay the fine within the time prescribed may result in immediate suspension.

Appeal Filing Deadline: 15.2.1.9(B) (9) (b) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "An appeal under this section must be filed not later than 10 days from the date of the ruling. The appeal must be filed at the main Commission offices, or with the Stewards who issued the ruling.

Name: GERARDO GUTIERREZ Ruling Date: 1/22/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunland Park
Ruling Number: 2016-SUN-74 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 500 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Trainer Gerardo Gutierrez, having been duly notified, and appeared by telephone, before the Board of Stewards on January 16, 2016, regarding a confirmed positive test for Class IV drug “Flunixin”, which was found in sample NM 12470, after it was collected from the horse “Dinamite” which finished first in the 1st race, May 23, 2015 at The Downs of Albuquerque.

(The original lab report indicated a finding of Flunixin, at 1,610 ng/ml. Split sample rights, as provided in 15.2.6.10(D) NMAC were offered and waived).

Maria Vasquez is the recorded Owner of the horse “Dinamite”.

As such, the following applies:

15.2.6.9(D)(1-2-3) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "A finding by the Commission approved laboratory of a prohibited drug, chemical or other substance in a test specimen of a horse is prima facie evidence that the prohibited drug, chemical or other substance was administered to the horse and, in the case of a post-race test, was present in the horse's body while it was participating in a race (b) therapeutic medications in excess of established acceptable levels".

15.2.6.9 (E)(1) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part "The permitted quantitative test level of Flunixin shall be administered in such dosage amount that the official test sample shall not exceed 20 Nanograms per milliliter of plasma".

15.2.6.11(A) NMAC and 16.47.1.10(B)(1) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "The Trainer is the absolute insurer of the condition of horses entered in an official workout or race, and is responsible for the presence of any prohibited drug or medication, or other prohibited substance in such horse. A positive test for a prohibited drug or medication or other prohibited substance or the presence of permitted medication in excess of maximum allowable levels as reported by the commission approved laboratory is prima facie evidence of a violation of this rule. The Trainer is absolutely responsible regardless of the acts of third party."

For this violation, the Board of Stewards assessed Gerardo Gutierrez a penalty of:

    1. Five hundred dollar ($500) fine to be paid on or before March 22, 2016.
2) A probationary period of 365 days, January 22, 2016 through January 22, 2017.

(Per the terms of a signed Stipulated Settlement Agreement, this is considered a first offense positive test violation in the past 365 day period, and is issued in accordance with 15.2.6.9 (C)(2) NMAC. Gerardo Gutierrez _furthermore knowingly, intentionally, and voluntarily waives any/all appeal rights, including any judicial appeal regarding this matter).

Name: RICARDO SANTANA PORTOCARRERO Ruling Date: 1/21/2016
Jurisdiction: Arkansas Racing Commission Facility: Oaklawn Park
Ruling Number: 16-001 Ruling Type: Failure to Report or Appear
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 100 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Jockey Ricardo Santana, Jr. Is fined $100.00 for failing to attend movies as directed by the Stewards, a violation of ARC Rule #1248, following an incident in the sixth race on January 15, 2016. This ruling may be appealed within three days to the Arkansas Racing Commission.
Name: CARLOS H ACOSTA Ruling Date: 1/15/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunland Park
Ruling Number: 2016-SUN-62 Ruling Type: Failure to Pay Fine or Fees
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 1/15/2016 Suspension End: 6/20/2016
Ruling Text: Trainer Carlos H. Acosta Jr , having failed to pay the fines assessed in Ruling 2015-SUN-181 and 2015-Ssun-139

Carlos H. Acosta Jr, is found to be in violation of:

15.2.1.9 (B)(7)(f) NMAC and 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(1) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part “All fines imposed by the Stewards shall be paid to the Commission within 30 days after the ruling is issued, unless otherwise ordered”.

For this rule violation, all licenses issued to Carlos H. Acosta JR, are suspended, and he will be ineligible to apply for any future New Mexico Racing Commission license until the fines, as addressed above, have been paid in full.

During said time of applicable suspension, Carlos H. Acosta JR, is hereby excluded from all areas of the grounds under the jurisdiction of the NMSRC, in accordance with 15.2.1.9(C)(21)(a-b) NMAC, and 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(f) NMAC.

Name: CARLOS H ACOSTA Ruling Date: 6/22/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunland Park
Ruling Number: 2016-SUN-62-REST Ruling Type: Failure to Pay Fine or Fees
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 1/15/2016 Suspension End: 6/20/2016
Ruling Text: RE: 2016-SUN-62 - Restored to Good Standing having paid both fines at downs of albuquerque
Name: JOHN RAUL VALENZUEL Ruling Date: 1/12/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunland Park
Ruling Number: 2016-SUN-54 Ruling Type: Failure to Honor Declaration/Engagement
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 200 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End: 6/25/2016
Ruling Text: Jockey John Raul Valenzuela, Jr., having failed to be excused from, or to notify the Board of Stewards of his absence, and subsequent failure to honor his riding engagements, which resulted in late rider change for the horse Blue Cres in the second race Sunday, January 10, 2016, at Sunland Park.

John Raul Valenzuela, Jr., is found to be in violation of:

For this rule violation, the Board of Stewards assessed John Raul Valenzuela, Jr., a penalty in the amount of two hundred dollars ($200.00). The fine is to be paid on or before February 21, 2016, in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(l) NMAC.

Failure to pay the fine within the time prescribed may result in immediate suspension.

An appeal under this section must be filed not later than 10 days after the date of the ruling. If the deadline falls on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, the period is extended to include the next day that is not a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday. The appeal must be received by noon, at the main Commission offices or with the Stewards who issued the ruling.

Name: JOHN RAUL VALENZUEL Ruling Date: 6/25/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunland Park
Ruling Number: 2016-SUN-54-REST Ruling Type: Failure to Honor Declaration/Engagement
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 200 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End: 6/25/2016
Ruling Text: RE: 2016-SUN-54 - Restored to Good Standing PAID FINE AT RUIDOSO
Name: TASHANA M PATT Ruling Date: 1/11/2016
Jurisdiction: Louisiana Racing Commission Facility: Fair Grounds
Ruling Number: 21454 Ruling Type: Failure to Complete License Procedure
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
Ineligible to participate in racing pending completion of license requirements. (Temporary owner license expired 12/30/15.
Name: TASHANA M PATT Ruling Date: 6/24/2016
Jurisdiction: Louisiana Racing Commission Facility: Fair Grounds
Ruling Number: 21454-REST Ruling Type: Failure to Complete License Procedure
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
RE: 21454 - Restored to Good Standing on 6/11/2016: Completed license requirements.
Name: LUIS HUMBERTO RODRIGUEZ Ruling Date: 12/26/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunland Park
Ruling Number: 2015-SUN-658 Ruling Type: Failure to Pay Fine or Fees
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 12/26/2015 Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Jockey, Luis H Rodriguez, having failed to pay the fines assessed in Ruling 2015-RUI-214 and 2015-RUI-201.

Luis H Rodriguez is found to be in violation of:

15.2.1.9 (B)(7)(f) NMAC and 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(1) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part “All fines imposed by the Stewards shall be paid to the Commission within 30 days after the ruling is issued, unless otherwise ordered”.

For this rule violation, all licenses issued to Luis H Rodriguez are suspended, and he will be ineligible to apply for any future New Mexico Racing Commission license until the fines, as addressed above, have been paid in full.

During said time of applicable suspension, Luis H Rodriguez is hereby excluded from all areas of the grounds under the jurisdiction of the NMSRC, in accordance with 15.2.1.9(C)(21)(a-b) NMAC, and 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(f) NMAC.

Name: JUAN MANUEL MUNIZ Ruling Date: 12/26/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunland Park
Ruling Number: 2015-SUN-663 Ruling Type: Failure to Pay Fine or Fees
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 12/26/2015 Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Owner Juan Manuel Muniz Sr, having failed to pay the fines assessed in Ruling 2015-ZIA-291.

Juan Manuel Muniz Sr is found to be in violation of:

15.2.1.9 (B)(7)(f) NMAC and 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(1) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part “All fines imposed by the Stewards shall be paid to the Commission within 30 days after the ruling is issued, unless otherwise ordered”.

For this rule violation, all licenses issued to Juan Manuel Muniz Sr are suspended, and he will be ineligible to apply for any future New Mexico Racing Commission license until the fines, as addressed above, have been paid in full.

During said time of applicable suspension, Juan Manuel Muniz Sr is hereby excluded from all areas of the grounds under the jurisdiction of the NMSRC, in accordance with 15.2.1.9(C)(21)(a-b) NMAC, and 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(f) NMAC.

Name: Horse Ruling Ruling Date: 12/7/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Zia Park (Hobbs)
Ruling Number: 2015-ZIA-339 Ruling Type: General/Miscellaneous Rulings
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: The horse “Meringue Pie (GB)” that finished first in the 10th race, Monday, December 7, 2015, at Zia Park, was disqualified for interference. As a result of the disqualification, this horse was placed fourth, behind the horses with which it interfered.

This ruling is in accordance with:

15.2.5.13 (E) (3) (a) NMAC: Which States in pertinent part “When the way is clear in a race, a horse may be ridden to any part of the course, but if any horse swerves, or is ridden to either side, as to interfere with, impede or intimidate any other horse, it is a foul”.

15.2.5.13(E)(3)(b) NMAC: Which states that “The offending horse may be disqualified, if in the opinion of the Stewards, the foul altered the finish of the race, regardless of whether the foul was accidental, willful or the result of careless riding.”

15.2.5.13(E)(4)(a) NMAC: Which states that “When the Stewards determine that a horse shall be disqualified for interference, they may place the offending horse behind such horse as in their judgment it interfered with, or they may place it last.”

The following is the new order of finish as ordered by the Board of Stewards:

1st Passinaflash 6th Lone Star Light 2nd Meringue Pie (GB) 7th Stylish Punch 3rd Exclusive Who Scratched Slewsational 4th You and Who Scratched Lawhon 5th Prince of the Roxy Scratched Risk It All

Name: Horse Ruling Ruling Date: 12/6/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Zia Park (Hobbs)
Ruling Number: 2015-ZIA-334 Ruling Type: General/Miscellaneous Rulings
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: The horse “Brave Heart Won” that finished fourth in the 11th race, Sunday, December 6, 2015, at Zia Park, was disqualified for interference as part of a double disqualification in this race. As a result of this disqualification, this horse was placed seventh, behind the horse with which it interfered.

This ruling is in accordance with:

15.2.5.13 (E) (3) (d) NMAC: Which States in pertinent part “In a straightaway race, every horse must maintain position as nearly as possible in the lane in which it starts. If a horse is ridden, drifts, or swerves out of its lane in such a manner that it interferes with, impedes, or intimidates another horse, it is a foul, and may result in a disqualification of the offending horse”.

15.2.5.13(E)(3)(b) NMAC: Which states that “The offending horse may be disqualified, if in the opinion of the Stewards, the foul altered the finish of the race, regardless of whether the foul was accidental, willful or the result of careless riding.”

15.2.5.13(E)(4)(a) NMAC: Which states that “When the Stewards determine that a horse shall be disqualified for interference, they may place the offending horse behind such horse as in their judgment it interfered with, or they may place it last.”

The following is the new order of finish as ordered by the Board of Stewards:

1st Miss Feet Down First 7th Brave Heart Won 2nd Eagles Span 8th My Royal Wagon 3rd Bv Midnite Express 9th Memphis D Nasty 4th Good Job Honey 10th Game Changes 5th Streakinjess for Lmg Scratched This Is a Deal 6th Lets Get on Board Scratched Pampered Jess

BY ORDER OF THE ZIA PARK BOARD OF STEWARDS

Name: Horse Ruling Ruling Date: 12/6/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Zia Park (Hobbs)
Ruling Number: 2015-ZIA-335 Ruling Type: General/Miscellaneous Rulings
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: The horse “Game Changes” that finished sixth in the 11th race, Sunday, December 6, 2015, at Zia Park, was disqualified for interference as part of a double disqualification in this race. As a result of this disqualification, this horse was placed tenth, behind the horse with which it interfered.

This ruling is in accordance with:

15.2.5.13 (E) (3) (d) NMAC: Which States in pertinent part “In a straightaway race, every horse must maintain position as nearly as possible in the lane in which it starts. If a horse is ridden, drifts, or swerves out of its lane in such a manner that it interferes with, impedes, or intimidates another horse, it is a foul, and may result in a disqualification of the offending horse”.

15.2.5.13(E)(3)(b) NMAC: Which states that “The offending horse may be disqualified, if in the opinion of the Stewards, the foul altered the finish of the race, regardless of whether the foul was accidental, willful or the result of careless riding.”

15.2.5.13(E)(4)(a) NMAC: Which states that “When the Stewards determine that a horse shall be disqualified for interference, they may place the offending horse behind such horse as in their judgment it interfered with, or they may place it last.”

The following is the new order of finish as ordered by the Board of Stewards:

1st Miss Feet Down First 7th Brave Heart Won 2nd Eagles Span 8th My Royal Wagon 3rd Bv Midnite Express 9th Memphis D Nasty 4th Good Job Honey 10th Game Changes 5th Streakinjess for Lmg Scratched This Is a Deal 6th Lets Get on Board Scratched Pampered Jess

BY ORDER OF THE ZIA PARK BOARD OF STEWARDS

Name: Horse Ruling Ruling Date: 11/29/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Zia Park (Hobbs)
Ruling Number: 2015-ZIA-317 Ruling Type: General/Miscellaneous Rulings
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: The horse “A Dashing Man” that finished sixth in the 10th race, Sunday, November 29, 2015, at Zia Park, was disqualified for interference. As a result of the disqualification, this horse was placed tenth, behind the horse with which it interfered.

This ruling is in accordance with:

15.2.5.13 (E) (3) (d) NMAC: Which States in pertinent part “In a straightaway race, every horse must maintain position as nearly as possible in the lane in which it starts. If a horse is ridden, drifts, or swerves out of its lane in such a manner that it interferes with, impedes, or intimidates another horse, it is a foul, and may result in a disqualification of the offending horse”.

15.2.5.13(E)(3)(b) NMAC: Which states that “The offending horse may be disqualified, if in the opinion of the Stewards, the foul altered the finish of the race, regardless of whether the foul was accidental, willful or the result of careless riding.”

15.2.5.13(E)(4)(a) NMAC: Which states that “When the Stewards determine that a horse shall be disqualified for interference, they may place the offending horse behind such horse as in their judgment it interfered with, or they may place it last.”

The following is the new order of finish as ordered by the Board of Stewards:

1st Royally Cute 6th (DH) Fm Miss James 2nd Shes a Fighter 8th Brooks Signature 3rd Vmr Catrina 9th Dont Ever Slow Down 4th Flashs Best Splash 10th A Dashing Man 5th Tyger Power Scratched Runaway Siesta 6th (DH) Bank Dunit Scratched Kidd Wrangler

Name: Horse Ruling Ruling Date: 11/28/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Zia Park (Hobbs)
Ruling Number: 2015-ZIA-312 Ruling Type: General/Miscellaneous Rulings
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: The horse “Carmon’s Song” that finished first in the 6th race, Saturday, November 28, 2015, at Zia Park, was disqualified for interference. As a result of the disqualification, this horse was placed second, behind the horse with which it interfered.

This ruling is in accordance with:

15.2.5.13 (E) (3) (a) NMAC: Which States in pertinent part “When the way is clear in a race, a horse may be ridden to any part of the course, but if any horse swerves, or is ridden to either side, as to interfere with, impede or intimidate any other horse, it is a foul”.

15.2.5.13(E)(3)(b) NMAC: Which states that “The offending horse may be disqualified, if in the opinion of the Stewards, the foul altered the finish of the race, regardless of whether the foul was accidental, willful or the result of careless riding.”

15.2.5.13(E)(4)(a) NMAC: Which states that “When the Stewards determine that a horse shall be disqualified for interference, they may place the offending horse behind such horse as in their judgment it interfered with, or they may place it last.”

The following is the new order of finish as ordered by the Board of Stewards:

1st Sunday Rose 5th Shug’s Hope 2nd Carmon’s Song 6th Rapping Mary 3rd Tilla Cat 7th Bloss 4th Tipsy Tea Scratched There is Magic

Name: Horse Ruling Ruling Date: 11/28/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Zia Park (Hobbs)
Ruling Number: 2015-ZIA-313 Ruling Type: General/Miscellaneous Rulings
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: The horse “Soulja” that finished sixth in the 10th race, Saturday, November 28, 2015, at Zia Park, was disqualified for interference. As a result of the disqualification, this horse was placed tenth, behind the horses with which it interfered.

This ruling is in accordance with:

15.2.5.13 (E) (3) (d) NMAC: Which States in pertinent part “In a straightaway race, every horse must maintain position as nearly as possible in the lane in which it starts. If a horse is ridden, drifts, or swerves out of its lane in such a manner that it interferes with, impedes, or intimidates another horse, it is a foul, and may result in a disqualification of the offending horse”.

15.2.5.13(E)(3)(b) NMAC: Which states that “The offending horse may be disqualified, if in the opinion of the Stewards, the foul altered the finish of the race, regardless of whether the foul was accidental, willful or the result of careless riding.”

15.2.5.13(E)(4)(a) NMAC: Which states that “When the Stewards determine that a horse shall be disqualified for interference, they may place the offending horse behind such horse as in their judgment it interfered with, or they may place it last.”

The following is the new order of finish as ordered by the Board of Stewards:

1st Lampon 7th Shootem for Cash 2nd Dannys Great Knight 8th My Kuhl Choice 3rd Ebw Ferro 9th Blue Em Up 4th Rimen Moon 10th Soulja 5th Robynzoom Scratched Shirley a Jeanious 6th Wallstreet Stick Up Scratched Jw Prize Fighter

Name: Stanley Devanand Chadee Ruling Date: 11/25/2015
Jurisdiction: Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority Facility: Marquis Downs
Ruling Number: 2015-MD-240 Ruling Type: By Order of Commission/Administration
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 5/24/2016 Suspension End: 6/6/2016
Ruling Text: In reference to Ruling #228 issued July 31, 2015, having been appealed, upheld and returned to SLGA for enforcement, Jockey Stanley Chadee is hereby suspended for a period of fourteen (14) calendar days (May 24, 2016 to June 6, 2016) and fined the sum of One Hundred ($100.00) Dollars. Mr. Stanley Chadee must also provide a negative drug test satisfactory to the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority before he will be reinstated.
Name: Michael Gerald Grant Ruling Date: 11/25/2015
Jurisdiction: Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority Facility: Marquis Downs
Ruling Number: 2015-MD-239 Ruling Type: By Order of Commission/Administration
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 5/27/2016 Suspension End: 5/29/2016
Ruling Text: In the matter of a review of a decision of the Authority as an appeal pursuant to Rule 31 of the Rules of Racing made under S.17 of the Alcohol and Gaming Regulation Act, 1997, RSS 1978 C.A.-18.011 (the "Act).

In reference to Ruling 2015-MD-221 issued July 22, 2015, having been appealed, upheld and returned to SLGA for enforcement, Jockey Michael Grant is hereby suspended from riding for two (2) calendar days (May 27, 2016 to May 28, 2016).

Name: JUAN MANUEL MUNIZ Ruling Date: 11/22/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Zia Park (Hobbs)
Ruling Number: 2015-ZIA-291 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 1000 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Trainer JUAN MANUEL MUNIZ SR, having been duly notified, and having waived a ten day noticing period, appeared before the Board of Stewards on this date, regarding a lab report from UC/Davis (official testing laboratory for the NMSRC) for a confirmed overage of allowable limits for the Class IV drug “Triamcinolone Acetonide” which was found in sample NM 17817, after it was collected from the horse, "Eyesawagon" which finished second in the 2nd race, Tuesday, October 13, 2015, at Zia Park;

(The original lab report indicated a finding of Triamcinolone Acetonide at 490 pg/ml in blood/serum. Split sampling rights, provided in 15.2.6.10 (D) NMAC were availed to, and waived by, Mr. Muniz Sr. This incident was related to a Veterinary procedure on October 7, 2015, and Mr. Muniz Sr accepted responsibility for the matter).

JUAN MANUEL MUNIZ SR is found to be in violation of:

15.2.6.9(D)(1-2-3) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "A finding by the Commission approved laboratory of a prohibited drug, chemical or other substance in a test specimen of a horse is prima facie evidence that the prohibited drug, chemical or other substance was administered to the horse and, in the case of a post-race test, was present in the horse's body while it was participating in a race (b) therapeutic medications in excess of established acceptable levels".

15.2.6.9 NMAC: (ARCI Controlled Therapeutic Medication Schedule) Which states in pertinent part "The threshold level of Triamcinolone shall be administered in such dosage amount that the official test sample shall not exceed 100 picograms per milliliter of plasma or serum".

15.2.6.11(A) NMAC and 16.47.1.10(B)(1) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "The Trainer is the absolute insurer of the condition of horses entered in an official workout or race, and is responsible for the presence of any prohibited drug or medication, or other prohibited substance in such horse. A positive test for a prohibited drug or medication or other prohibited substance or the presence of permitted medication in excess of maximum allowable levels as reported by the commission approved laboratory is prima facie evidence of a violation of this rule. The Trainer is absolutely responsible regardless of the acts of third party."

For this violation, the Board of Stewards assessed JUAN MANUEL MUNIZ SR a penalty as follows; (1) A fine in the amount of one thousand dollars ($1,000.00);

This is a first Class C violation in the past 365 day period, and is issued in accordance with 15.2.6.9 (C)(3) NMAC. The fine is to be paid on or before December 22, 2015, in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3) NMAC.

(Additional sanction is to apply to the Owner /Horse, as outlined in a related ruling issued this date, at Zia Park).

BY ORDER OF THE ZIA PARK BOARD OF STEWARDS

________________ _____________________ ___________________ Appeal Filing Deadline: 15.2.1.9(B)(9)(b) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "An appeal under this section must be filed not later than 10 days from the date of the ruling. The appeal must be filed at the main Commission offices, or with the Stewards who issued the ruling.

Name: Horse Ruling Ruling Date: 11/21/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Zia Park (Hobbs)
Ruling Number: 2015-ZIA-283 Ruling Type: General/Miscellaneous Rulings
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: The horse “Mini Feature Dashas” that finished sixth in the 9th race, Saturday, November 21, 2015, at Zia Park, was disqualified for interference. As a result of the disqualification, this horse was placed seventh, behind the horse with which it interfered.

This ruling is in accordance with:

15.2.5.13 (E) (3) (d) NMAC: Which States in pertinent part “In a straightaway race, every horse must maintain position as nearly as possible in the lane in which it starts. If a horse is ridden, drifts, or swerves out of its lane in such a manner that it interferes with, impedes, or intimidates another horse, it is a foul, and may result in a disqualification of the offending horse”.

15.2.5.13(E)(3)(b) NMAC: Which states that “The offending horse may be disqualified, if in the opinion of the Stewards, the foul altered the finish of the race, regardless of whether the foul was accidental, willful or the result of careless riding.”

15.2.5.13(E)(4)(a) NMAC: Which states that “When the Stewards determine that a horse shall be disqualified for interference, they may place the offending horse behind such horse as in their judgment it interfered with, or they may place it last.”

The following is the new order of finish as ordered by the Board of Stewards: 1st Jess Won Lg 6th Wager On a Moon 2nd Jess Send Me Roses 7th Mini Feature Dashas 3rd Ivory Heart 8th Doyles Special Perry 4th Miss Rime 9th Thats Jess Hot 5th Wr James 10th Who Shot Jesse Scratched Vodka Rocks Scratched Dunit Bro Bro

Name: Horse Ruling Ruling Date: 11/17/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Zia Park (Hobbs)
Ruling Number: 2015-ZIA-282 Ruling Type: General/Miscellaneous Rulings
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: The horse “Electrafying” that finished first in the 2nd race, Tuesday, November 17, 2015, at Zia Park, was disqualified for interference. As a result of the disqualification, this horse was placed sixth, behind the horses with which it interfered.

This ruling is in accordance with:

15.2.5.13 (E) (3) (d) NMAC: Which States in pertinent part “In a straightaway race, every horse must maintain position as nearly as possible in the lane in which it starts. If a horse is ridden, drifts, or swerves out of its lane in such a manner that it interferes with, impedes, or intimidates another horse, it is a foul, and may result in a disqualification of the offending horse”.

15.2.5.13(E)(3)(b) NMAC: Which states that “The offending horse may be disqualified, if in the opinion of the Stewards, the foul altered the finish of the race, regardless of whether the foul was accidental, willful or the result of careless riding.”

15.2.5.13(E)(4)(a) NMAC: Which states that “When the Stewards determine that a horse shall be disqualified for interference, they may place the offending horse behind such horse as in their judgment it interfered with, or they may place it last.”

The following is the new order of finish as ordered by the Board of Stewards:

1st Blue Eyed Visions 7th Club Royal 2nd One Caliente Chick 8th Jumpn Gun 3rd Express Mail Scratched Royal N Cute 4th Smarty Otoole Scratched Debonair Chico 5th This News is Royal Scratched Krazy Good 6th Electrafying Scratched Brooks Gem

BY ORDER OF THE ZIA PARK BOARD OF STEWARDS

Name: Horse Ruling Ruling Date: 11/15/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Zia Park (Hobbs)
Ruling Number: 2015-ZIA-263 Ruling Type: General/Miscellaneous Rulings
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: The horse “Ocean Jess Er” that finished fifth in the 4th race, Saturday, November 14, 2015, at Zia Park, was disqualified for interference. As a result of the disqualification, this horse was placed fourth, behind the horse with which it interfered.
This ruling is in accordance with:
15.2.5.13 (E) (3) (d) NMAC: Which States in pertinent part “In a straightaway race, every horse must maintain position as nearly as possible in the lane in which it starts. If a horse is ridden, drifts, or swerves out of its lane in such a manner that it interferes with, impedes, or intimidates another horse, it is a foul, and may result in a disqualification of the offending horse”.
15.2.5.13(E)(3)(b) NMAC: Which states that “The offending horse may be disqualified, if in the opinion of the Stewards, the foul altered the finish of the race, regardless of whether the foul was accidental, willful or the result of careless riding.”
15.2.5.13(E) (4)(a) NMAC: Which states that “When the Stewards determine that a horse shall be disqualified for interference, they may place the offending horse behind such horse as in their judgment it interfered with, or they may place it last.”
The following is the new order of finish as ordered by the Board of Stewards:
1st Eyesa Famous Man 6th Mr Jess Is Surfin 2nd First Down Regard 7th Ocean Jess Er 3rd My First Jess 8th El Cartas 4th Navaho Moon Scratched Oakay Kat 5th Strikin Special Cash Scratched Chicks a Chargin
Name: Horse Ruling Ruling Date: 11/15/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Zia Park (Hobbs)
Ruling Number: 2015-ZIA-268 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: The horse "Sky Bo Dash" is hereby disqualified and ordered unplaced, because of a confirmed positive test (Sample #NM13782) for the Class III drug "Clenbuterol" found after it finished first in the 8th race, Friday, July 3, 2015, at Ruidoso Downs (see related rulings #2015-ZIA-266, #2015-ZIA-267, #2015-ZIA-269).
This ruling is in accordance with:
15.2.6.9(D)(1) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that " A finding by the Commission approved laboratory of a prohibited drug, chemical or other substance in a test specimen of a horse is prima facie evidence that the prohibited drug, chemical or other substance was administered to the horse and in case of a post-race test, was present in the horse's body while it was participating in a race."
15.2.5.13(E)(4)(d) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "The Stewards may determine that a horse shall be unplaced for purpose of the purse distribution and trial qualification."
15.2.3.8(B)(3)(k) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "Purses, prizes, awards and trophies shall be redistributed if the Stewards or Commission order a change in the official order of finish."
As a result of this disqualification, the new order of finish is hereby ordered as follows and the purse shall be redistributed accordingly:
1st More Please 6th A Good Royal Reason 2nd Miss Feet Down First 7th Corona Motion 3rd Jess B Heroic 8th Face Paint 4th Jess Envision 9th One Sweet Cartel 5th To the Top First Unplaced Sky Bo Dash
(The horse “Sky Bo Dash" is hereby placed on the Veterinarians list, and must pass a Commission approved examination prior to being allowed any future entry, per 15.2.6.9 (C)(4)(b) NMAC).
(Per the terms of a signed Stipulated Settlement Agreement, as specified in section 2, the Owner knowingly, intentionally, and voluntarily waives any/all appeal rights, including any judicial appeal regarding this matter). BY ORDER OF THE ZIA PARK BOARD OF STEWARDS
___________________ _____________________ ___________________ ED L’ECUYER JILL CATHEY DAVID KEITER
Name: Horse Ruling Ruling Date: 11/15/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Zia Park (Hobbs)
Ruling Number: 2015-ZIA-269 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: With regard to the horse “Sky Bo Dash” and related rulings 2015-ZIA-266, 2015-ZIA-267, 2015-ZIA-268, issued this date at Zia Park:
(The horse “Sky Bo Dash” was disqualified and ordered unplaced, because of a confirmed positive test (Sample # NM 13782) for the Class III drug “Clenbuterol” found after it finished first in the 8th race, Friday, July 3, 2015, at Ruidoso Downs).
This matter having come before the Board of Stewards on this date, the following is to apply: Because “Sky Bo Dash” was disqualified from the July 3, 2015 (trials) race for a positive lab report, this horse is also disqualified from fourth place in the July 19, 2015 (finals) race. It is further ordered that the horse “Sky Bo Dash” is ineligible to participate in any purse monies for the July 19, 2015 race. The pari mutuel payoffs for this race are not affected).
This ruling is in accordance with:
15.2.1.9 (B)(3)(d) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part “If a positive test arises from a trial race, the horse is eligible for entry during the period the split is tested and reported to the Commission. If the split report confirms a positive test, the horse is disqualified from both the trial and the race for which the trial was conducted”.
15.2.6.9(D)(1) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that " A finding by the Commission approved laboratory of a prohibited drug, chemical or other substance in a test specimen of a horse is prima facie evidence that the prohibited drug, chemical or other substance was administered to the horse and in case of a post-race test, was present in the horse's body while it was participating in a race."
15.2.5.13(E)(4)(d) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "The Stewards may determine that a horse shall be unplaced for purpose of the purse distribution and trial qualification."
15.2.3.8(B)(3)(k) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "Purses, prizes, awards and trophies shall be redistributed if the Stewards or Commission order a change in the official order of finish."
As a result of this disqualification, the new order of finish for the 9th race, Sunday, July 19, 2015, at Ruidoso Downs, is hereby ordered as follows and the purse shall be redistributed accordingly: 1st Tres Friends 6th Fine Oak Corona 2nd First Valiant Sign 7th Desperate Daisy 3rd My Royal Wagon 8th Like a Gift 4th Roman Soldier Cd 9th Mr Pyc to You 5th A Tres of Paint Unplaced Sky Bo Dash
(The horse “Sky Bo Dash" is hereby placed on the Veterinarians list, and must pass a Commission approved examination prior to being allowed any future entry, per 15.2.6.9 (C)(4)(b) NMAC).
(Per the terms of a signed Stipulated Settlement Agreement, as specified in section 2, the Owner knowingly, intentionally, and voluntarily waives any/all appeal rights, including any judicial appeal regarding this matter).
BY ORDER OF THE ZIA PARK BOARD OF STEWARDS
___________________ _____________________ ___________________ ED L'ECUYER JILL CATHEY DAVID KEITER
Name: Horse Ruling Ruling Date: 11/10/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Zia Park (Hobbs)
Ruling Number: 2015-ZIA-259 Ruling Type: General/Miscellaneous Rulings
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: The horse “Pure Ketel” that finished ninth in the 3rd race, Tuesday, November 10, 2015, at Zia Park, was disqualified for interference. As a result of the disqualification, this horse was placed tenth, behind the horse with which it interfered.
This ruling is in accordance with:
15.2.5.13 (E) (3) (d) NMAC: Which States in pertinent part “In a straightaway race, every horse must maintain position as nearly as possible in the lane in which it starts. If a horse is ridden, drifts, or swerves out of its lane in such a manner that it interferes with, impedes, or intimidates another horse, it is a foul, and may result in a disqualification of the offending horse”.
15.2.5.13(E)(3)(b) NMAC: Which states that “The offending horse may be disqualified, if in the opinion of the Stewards, the foul altered the finish of the race, regardless of whether the foul was accidental, willful or the result of careless riding.”
15.2.5.13(E)(4)(a) NMAC: Which states that “When the Stewards determine that a horse shall be disqualified for interference, they may place the offending horse behind such horse as in their judgment it interfered with, or they may place it last.”
The following is the new order of finish as ordered by the Board of Stewards:
1st Graypromise 6th That Blazin Belle 2nd Kool Kue Fire 7th Miss Dixies Cash 3rd Han Dynasty 8th First Noted 4th Latenite Moon 9th Blazin La Gata 5th Frijoles Charro 10th Pure Ketel
Name: Horse Ruling Ruling Date: 11/10/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Zia Park (Hobbs)
Ruling Number: 2015-ZIA-260 Ruling Type: General/Miscellaneous Rulings
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: The horse “Yes Mary” that finished sixth in the 10th race, Tuesday, November 10, 2015, at Zia Park, was disqualified for interference. As a result of the disqualification, this horse was placed eighth, behind the horse with which it interfered.
This ruling is in accordance with:
15.2.5.13 (E) (3) (a) NMAC: Which States in pertinent part “When the way is clear in a race, a horse may be ridden to any part of the course, but if any horse swerves, or is ridden to either side, as to interfere with, impede or intimidate any other horse, it is a foul”.
15.2.5.13(E)(3)(b) NMAC: Which states that “The offending horse may be disqualified, if in the opinion of the Stewards, the foul altered the finish of the race, regardless of whether the foul was accidental, willful or the result of careless riding.”
15.2.5.13(E)(4)(a) NMAC: Which states that “When the Stewards determine that a horse shall be disqualified for interference, they may place the offending horse behind such horse as in their judgment it interfered with, or they may place it last.”
The following is the new order of finish as ordered by the Board of Stewards:
1st Set to Run 6th Definitely Not 2nd Lady Regina 7th Kate’s Carousel 3rd Sidewalk Star 8th Yes Mary 4th Big A’s Darlin 9th Whatstheattraction 5th Midnight Escapade 10th Anthem Music
Name: Horse Ruling Ruling Date: 11/8/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Zia Park (Hobbs)
Ruling Number: 2015-ZIA-246 Ruling Type: General/Miscellaneous Rulings
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: The horse “High Powered Corona” that finished first in the 1st race, Sunday, November 8, 2015, at Zia Park, was disqualified for interference. As a result of the disqualification, this horse was placed tenth, behind the horses with which it interfered.
This ruling is in accordance with:
15.2.5.13 (E) (3) (d) NMAC: Which States in pertinent part “In a straightaway race, every horse must maintain position as nearly as possible in the lane in which it starts. If a horse is ridden, drifts, or swerves out of its lane in such a manner that it interferes with, impedes, or intimidates another horse, it is a foul, and may result in a disqualification of the offending horse”.
15.2.5.13(E)(3)(b) NMAC: Which states that “The offending horse may be disqualified, if in the opinion of the Stewards, the foul altered the finish of the race, regardless of whether the foul was accidental, willful or the result of careless riding.”
15.2.5.13(E)(4)(a) NMAC: Which states that “When the Stewards determine that a horse shall be disqualified for interference, they may place the offending horse behind such horse as in their judgment it interfered with, or they may place it last.”
The following is the new order of finish as ordered by the Board of Stewards:
1st Bigtime Return 6th Chilie Cat 2nd Hit the Rainbow 7th Miracle James 3rd Bubbles Cartel 8th Southern Rumors 4th Stoli James 9th Gota de Oro 5th Ms Elegant Eyes 10th High Powered Corona
Name: Horse Ruling Ruling Date: 11/8/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Zia Park (Hobbs)
Ruling Number: 2015-ZIA-247 Ruling Type: General/Miscellaneous Rulings
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: The horse “Abbys Zoomer” that finished second in the 10th race, Sunday, November 8, 2015, at Zia Park, was disqualified for interference, as part of a double disqualification in this race. As a result of this disqualification, this horse was placed fourth, behind the horses with which it interfered.
This ruling is in accordance with:
15.2.5.13 (E) (3) (d) NMAC: Which States in pertinent part “In a straightaway race, every horse must maintain position as nearly as possible in the lane in which it starts. If a horse is ridden, drifts, or swerves out of its lane in such a manner that it interferes with, impedes, or intimidates another horse, it is a foul, and may result in a disqualification of the offending horse”.
15.2.5.13(E)(3)(b) NMAC: Which states that “The offending horse may be disqualified, if in the opinion of the Stewards, the foul altered the finish of the race, regardless of whether the foul was accidental, willful or the result of careless riding.”
15.2.5.13(E)(4)(a) NMAC: Which states that “When the Stewards determine that a horse shall be disqualified for interference, they may place the offending horse behind such horse as in their judgment it interfered with, or they may place it last.”
The following is the new order of finish as ordered by the Board of Stewards:
1st Baebaeskid 6th D Bandida 2nd Dm Strait 7th Bp Clock Stopper 3rd Don Quixote 8th Mr Jesse Cash 4th Abbys Zoomer Scratched I Know Bedarina 5th Stel Surprise
Name: Horse Ruling Ruling Date: 11/8/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Zia Park (Hobbs)
Ruling Number: 2015-ZIA-248 Ruling Type: General/Miscellaneous Rulings
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: The horse “Mr Jesse Cash” that finished fifth in the 10th race, Sunday, November 8, 2015, at Zia Park, was disqualified for interference, as part of a double disqualification in this race. As a result of this disqualification, this horse was placed eighth, behind the horses with which it interfered.
This ruling is in accordance with:
15.2.5.13 (E) (3) (d) NMAC: Which States in pertinent part “In a straightaway race, every horse must maintain position as nearly as possible in the lane in which it starts. If a horse is ridden, drifts, or swerves out of its lane in such a manner that it interferes with, impedes, or intimidates another horse, it is a foul, and may result in a disqualification of the offending horse”.
15.2.5.13(E)(3)(b) NMAC: Which states that “The offending horse may be disqualified, if in the opinion of the Stewards, the foul altered the finish of the race, regardless of whether the foul was accidental, willful or the result of careless riding.”
15.2.5.13(E)(4)(a) NMAC: Which states that “When the Stewards determine that a horse shall be disqualified for interference, they may place the offending horse behind such horse as in their judgment it interfered with, or they may place it last.”
The following is the new order of finish as ordered by the Board of Stewards:
1st Baebaeskid 6th D Bandida 2nd Dm Strait 7th Bp Clock Stopper 3rd Don Quixote 8th Mr Jesse Cash 4th Abbys Zoomer Scratched I Know Bedarina 5th Stel Surprise
Name: Horse Ruling Ruling Date: 11/8/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Zia Park (Hobbs)
Ruling Number: 2015-ZIA-250 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: The horse "Hard Hitting Speed” is hereby disqualified and ordered unplaced, because of a confirmed positive test (Sample #NM 12229 ) for the Class III drug "Clenbuterol" found after it finished in a dead heat for first in the 5th race, Friday, May 29, 2015, at Ruidoso Downs (see related rulings #2015-ZIA-245 and #2015-ZIA-249 ).
This ruling is in accordance with:
15.2.6.9(D)(1) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that " A finding by the Commission approved laboratory of a prohibited drug, chemical or other substance in a test specimen of a horse is prima facie evidence that the prohibited drug, chemical or other substance was administered to the horse and in case of a post-race test, was present in the horse's body while it was participating in a race."
15.2.5.13(E)(4)(d) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "The Stewards may determine that a horse shall be unplaced for purpose of the purse distribution and trial qualification."
15.2.3.8(B)(3)(k) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "Purses, prizes, awards and trophies shall be redistributed if the Stewards or Commission order a change in the official order of finish."
As a result of this disqualification, the new order of finish is hereby ordered as follows and the purse shall be redistributed accordingly:
1st A Perfect Diva 5th Eyesa Special Jesse 2nd Comin to Your Town Scratched Im a Moon Quest 3rd Chill It Scratched Crees a Blazin 4th Adi Unplaced Hard Hitting Speed

(The horse “Hard Hitting Speed" is hereby placed on the Veterinarians list, and must pass a Commission approved examination prior to being allowed any future entry, per 15.2.6.9 (C)(4)(b) NMAC).
(Per the terms of a signed Stipulated Settlement Agreement, as specified in section 2, the Owner knowingly, intentionally, and voluntarily waives any/all appeal rights, including any judicial appeal regarding this matter)

BY ORDER OF THE ZIA PARK BOARD OF STEWARDS

___________________ _____________________ ___________________ DAVID KEITER JILL CATHEY ED L'ECUYER

Name: Horse Ruling Ruling Date: 11/7/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Zia Park (Hobbs)
Ruling Number: 2015-ZIA-237 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: The horse “Latest Delight " is hereby disqualified and ordered unplaced, because of a confirmed positive test for the Class III drug “Clenbuterol”, which was found in sample NM 13894 after it was collected from the horse “Latest Delight” which finished first in the 6th race on July 6, 2015, at Ruidoso Downs. (see related rulings #2015-ZIA-235 and #2015-ZIA-236).
This ruling is in accordance with:
15.2.6.9(D)(1) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that " A finding by the Commission approved laboratory of a prohibited drug, chemical or other substance in a test specimen of a horse is prima facie evidence that the prohibited drug, chemical or other substance was administered to the horse and in case of a post-race test, was present in the horse's body while it was participating in a race." 15.2.5.13(E)(4)(d) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "The Stewards may determine that a horse shall be unplaced for purpose of the purse distribution and trial qualification." 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(k) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "Purses, prizes, awards and trophies shall be redistributed if the Stewards or Commission order a change in the official order of finish."
As a result of this disqualification, the new order of finish is hereby ordered as follows and the purse shall be redistributed accordingly: 1st Mobile Unit 6th Patriotic Eyes 2nd La Royal Courage 7th How Lucky am I 3rd Jesses Flyer Ot 8th Felinitree 4th Fast N Furious 9th Kendraisstreaking 5th Eyesaoldcountrygal Unplaced: Latest Delight
(The horse “Latest Delight” is hereby placed on the Veterinarians list, and must pass a Commission approved examination prior to being allowed any future entry, per 15.2.6.9 (C)(4)(b) NMAC). (Per the terms of a signed Stipulated Settlement Agreement, as specified in section 2, the Owner knowingly, intentionally, and voluntarily waives any/all appeal rights, including any judicial appeal regarding this matter).
Name: Damon Leeds Ruling Date: 10/10/2015
Jurisdiction: Iowa Racing Commission Facility: Prairie Meadows
Ruling Number: 2015-PRM-14 Ruling Type: License Denied, Rescinded, Revoked, Suspended, Withdrawn or Exclusion
Breed: Quarter Horse Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
Having received documentation that Jockey Damon Leeds application for licensure was denied in Arizona by the Arizona Department of Racing for refusing to submit to a drug test, Prairie Meadows’s Board of Stewards, pursuant to 491 IAC 4.8(99D,99F) which states in part, the commission or board may take appropriate action against a license holder or other person who has been excluded from a track or gaming establishment in another jurisdiction to exclude that person from any track or gaming establishment under the commission’s jurisdiction, and 491 IAC 6.5(1)”h” which states, a license shall be denied if an applicant is ineligible to participate in racing in another state whose regulatory agency is recognized by and reciprocates in the actions of this state, hereby suspends any and all IRGC licenses held by Jockey Damon Leeds.

RULE REFERENCES: 491 IAC 4.8(99D,99F), 491 IAC 6.5(1)”h”, 491 IAC 6.5(3)”g”

Name: CODY LYMOIN REYNOLDS Ruling Date: 10/5/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Zia Park (Hobbs)
Ruling Number: 2015-ZIA-110 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 750 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
Trainer CODY REYNOLDS, having been duly notified, and having waived a ten day noticing period for a scheduled hearing before the Board of Stewards on this date, regarding a lab report from UC/Davis (official testing laboratory for the NMSRC) for a confirmed overage of allowable limits for the Class IV drug "Phenylbutazone" which was found in sample NM16896, after it was collected from the horse, "Master Time" which finished first in the 8th race, Friday, September 4, 2015, at Ruidoso Downs;

(The original lab report indicated a finding of Phenylbutazone at 2.45 ug/ml in blood/serum. Split sampling rights, as provided in 15.2.6.10 (D) NMAC were availed but waived by Mr. Reynolds).

CODY REYNOLDS is found to be in violation of:

15.2.6.9(D)(1-2-3) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "A finding by the Commission approved laboratory of a prohibited drug, chemical or other substance in a test specimen of a horse is prima facie evidence that the prohibited drug, chemical or other substance was administered to the horse and, in the case of a post-race test, was present in the horse's body while it was participating in a race (b) therapeutic medications in excess of established acceptable levels".

15.2.6.9 (E)(1) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part "The permitted quantitative test level of Phenylbutazone shall be administered in such dosage amount that the official test sample shall not exceed 2 micrograms per milliliter of plasma".

15.2.6.11(A) NMAC and 16.47.1.10(B)(1) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "The Trainer is the absolute insurer of the condition of horses entered in an official workout or race, and is responsible for the presence of any prohibited drug or medication, or other prohibited substance in such horse. A positive test for a prohibited drug or medication or other prohibited substance or the presence of permitted medication in excess of maximum allowable levels as reported by the commission approved laboratory is prima facie evidence of a violation of this rule. The Trainer is absolutely responsible regardless of the acts of third party."

For this violation, the Board of Stewards assessed CODY REYNOLDS a penalty as follows;
(1) A fine in the amount of Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ( $ 750.00);

This is a second positive test violation in the past 365 day period, and is issued in accordance with 15.2.6.9 (C)(3) NMAC. The fine is to be paid on or before November 5, 2015, in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3) NMAC.

(Additional sanction is to apply to the Owner /Horse, as outlined in related ruling 2015-ZIA-111 issued this date, at Zia Park).

BY ORDER OF THE ZIA PARK BOARD OF STEWARDS

________________ _____________________ ___________________
DAVID KEITER ED L'ECUYER JILL CATHEY

Appeal Filing Deadline: 15.2.1.9(B)(9)(b) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "An appeal under this section must be filed not later than 10 days from the date of the ruling. The appeal must be filed at the main Commission offices, or with the Stewards who issued the ruling.
Name: SHANNON JEAN GERVAIS Ruling Date: 9/1/2015
Jurisdiction: Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority Facility: Marquis Downs
Ruling Number: 2015-MD-236 Ruling Type: License Denied, Rescinded, Revoked, Suspended, Withdrawn or Exclusion
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 9/1/2015 Suspension End: 5/21/2016
Ruling Text: All persons having been fined shall pay the fine within 96 hours, failing which they shall stand fully suspended until such time as the fine has been paid in full.

After failing to pay for her fine, Shannon Gervais is fully suspended until the fine is paid in full and the conditions have being fulfilled from Ruling #2015-MD-229.

Name: GERARDO GUTIERREZ Ruling Date: 8/9/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunray Park
Ruling Number: 2015-SRP-113 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 1000 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: 8/20/2015 Suspension End: 10/19/2015
Ruling Text:
Trainer Gerardo Gutierrez having been duly notified, and havingappeared before the Board of Stewards on Aug 8, 2015, regarding a lab report from UC/Davis (official testing laboratory for the NMSRC), for a confirmed positive test for the Class III drug "Clenbuterol", which was found in sample NM08686, after it was collected from the horse "My Kuhl Choice" which finished 2nd in the 1st race Sep 26, 2014, at the Downs in Albuquerque;

(The original lab report indicated a finding of Clenbuterol in urine at 279 pg/ml. Split sampling rights, as provided in 15.2.6.10 (D) NMAC were afforded to, and confirmed at a level of 283ng/ml by LSU.)

Trainer Gerardo Gutierrez is found to be in violation of:

15.2.6.9(D)(1-2-3) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "A finding by the Commission approved laboratory of a prohibited drug, chemical or other substance in a test specimen of a horse is prima facie evidence that the prohibited drug, chemical or other substance was administered to the horse and, in the case of a post-race test, was present in the horse's body while it was participating in a race (b) therapeutic medications in excess of established acceptable levels".

15.2.6.9 (P) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part the suspension of authorized medications, as outlined in sections 1-2-3-4, which led to a published, posted, and distributed memo effective April 20, 2012, in which states in part "Clenbuterol in a post race test that exceeds the screening limit of 140 pg/ml in urine, or 2 pg/ml in serum/plasma will constitute a violation of NMSRC rules. A subsequent published, posted, and distributed memo dated April 26, 2013, stated the criteria for Clenbuterol remained in effect".

15.2.6.11(A) NMAC and 16.47.1.10(B)(1) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "The Trainer is the absolute insurer of the condition of horses entered in an official workout or race, and is responsible for the presence of any prohibited drug or medication, or other prohibited substance in such horse. A positive test for a prohibited drug or medication or other prohibited substance or the presence of permitted medication in excess of maximum allowable levels as reported by the commission approved laboratory is prima facie evidence of a violation of this rule. The Trainer is absolutely responsible regardless of the acts of third party."

For this violation, the Board of Stewards assessed the penalty as follows:
  1. Loss of purse of the 1st race, Sept 26, 2014, at the Downs in Albuquerque.
  2. The horse “My Kuhl Choice” must pass a commission approved examination before becoming eligible to be entered.
  3. A fine of one thousand dollars ($1000.00
4. A suspension of any/all NMSRC issued licenses for a period of 60 calendar days (Aug 20, 2015, through Oct 19, 2015

This is a first offense positive test violation in the past 365 day period, and is issued in accordance with 15.2.6.9 (C)(2) NMAC. The fine is to be paid on or before any reinstatement date, in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(l) NMAC.

During said time of applicable suspension, Trainer Gerardo Gutierrez is hereby excluded from all areas of the grounds under the jurisdiction of the NMSRC, in accordance with 15.2.1.9 (C)(21)(a-b) NMAC, and 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(f) NMAC.

Additionally, effective upon applicable suspension dates, all horses owned or trained, or under the care of Gerardo Gutierrez are ineligible to be entered or start in any race in this jurisdiction, per 15.2.1.9 (C)(21)(c) NMAC.

(Additional sanction is to apply to the Owner, and Horse, as outlined in related rulings issued this date, at Park).

BY ORDER OF THE SUNRAY PARK BOARD OF STEWARDS


_____________________ _______________________ _____________________

Appeal Filing Deadline: 15.2.1.9(B)(9)(b)NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "An appeal under this section must be filed not later than 10 days from the date of the ruling. The appeal must be filed at the main Commission offices, or with the Stewards who issued the ruling.
Name: ANDREW ERWIN Ruling Date: 8/8/2015
Jurisdiction: Minnesota Racing Commission Facility: Canterbury Park
Ruling Number: C15069 Ruling Type: License Denied, Rescinded, Revoked, Suspended, Withdrawn or Exclusion
Breed: Mixed Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 8/8/2015 Suspension End: 6/16/2016
Ruling Text:
Jockey Andrew Richard Erwin (MRC#734814) is hereby suspended pending his appearance before the Board of Stewards to determine his culpability for items described in a Canterbury Park Security report dated July 23, 2015, and to ascertain whether he is acting in the capacity for which he is licensed.



Minnesota Rules: 7877.0155 H. (Conditions Precedent to Licensing)

7877.0160 Subp. 2.B.(Duration and Extent of Class C Licenses)

7879.0200 Subp. 1.A.C.(Stewards' Authority and Duties-General Authority)

7879.0200 Subp. 2.A. (Stewards' Authority-Duties and Responsibilities)

7897.0100 Subp. 2. (Prohibited Acts-Violations of Laws)
Name: SUNNY KAY LANDERS Ruling Date: 7/31/2015
Jurisdiction: Iowa Racing Commission Facility: Iowa State Racing and Gaming Commission
Ruling Number: 2015-Comm-12 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug/Alcohol Violation - Human
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
At the request of the Board of Stewards, Prairie Meadows Security Officers drug tested Pony Rider Sunny Landers on July 12, 2015. A July 12, 2015 Prairie Meadows Security Incident Report states Sunny Landers tested positive for Amphet-500. Along with Sunny Landers drug test results, Prairie Meadows Security provided the Board with copy of a trespass notice Prairie Meadows issued to Ms. Landers.

The Board held a hearing for Sunny Landers on July 29, 2015 to address her July 12, 2015 methamphetamine drug positive. Ms. Landers appeared in person and chose not to be represented by legal counsel. Ms. Landers testified she did not dispute the meth positive test report.

The Board notes Sunny Landers was suspended 30 days by Prairie Meadows’ Board of Stewards in 2009 for failing a drug test.

The Board hereby rescinds Pony Rider Sunny Landers 2014-2015 IRGC occupational license as Prairie Meadows has issued Ms. Landers a non-expiring trespass notice and therefore, will not be able to exercise the privileges of said license. If at such time Ms. Landers’s trespass notice is lifted, and Ms. Landers re-applies for an IRGC occupational license, the Board will re-evaluate Ms. Landers’ eligibility to hold an IRGC occupational license.
Name: SUNNY KAY LANDERS Ruling Date: 7/31/2015
Jurisdiction: Iowa Racing Commission Facility: Iowa State Racing and Gaming Commission
Ruling Number: 2015-Comm-12-RES Ruling Type: Medication/Drug/Alcohol Violation - Human
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: RE: 2015-Comm-12 - Ruling Rescinded
Name: SHANNON JEAN GERVAIS Ruling Date: 7/31/2015
Jurisdiction: Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority Facility: Marquis Downs
Ruling Number: 2015-MD-229 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug/Alcohol Violation - Human
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 100 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: 7/31/2015 Suspension End: 8/13/2015
Ruling Text: After appearing before the Stewards, Trainer/Pony Rider Shannon Gervais is hereby fined the sum of One Hundred ($100.00) Dollars and is fully suspended for 14 calendars days, July 31st to August 13th, 2015 inclusive for testing positive for the illigal drug Marijuana. Shannon Gervais must also provide a negative drug test satisfactory to the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority before she will be reinstated.
Name: Stanley Devanand Chadee Ruling Date: 7/31/2015
Jurisdiction: Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority Facility: Marquis Downs
Ruling Number: 2015-MD-228 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug/Alcohol Violation - Human
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 100 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: 7/31/2015 Suspension End: 8/13/2015
Ruling Text: After appearing before the Stewards Jockey Mr. Stanley Chadee is hereby fined the sum of One Hundred ($100.00) Dollars and is fully suspended for 14 calendars days from July 31st to August 13th, 2015 inclusive for testing positive for the illegal drug Amphetamine. Mr. Stanley Chadee must also provide a negative drug test satisfactory to the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority before he will be reinstated.
Name: RICKEY L HOLLIDAY Ruling Date: 7/17/2015
Jurisdiction: Louisiana Racing Commission Facility: Delta Downs
Ruling Number: 21237 Ruling Type: Falsification of License Application
Breed: Quarter Horse Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 7/13/2015 Suspension End: 6/17/2016
Ruling Text:
Suspended and denied access to all facilities under the jurisdiction of the Louisiana State Racing Commission pending his appearance before the stewards for failure to provide proper photo ID and making false statements on his license application .
Name: RICKEY L HOLLIDAY Ruling Date: 6/22/2016
Jurisdiction: Louisiana Racing Commission Facility: Delta Downs
Ruling Number: 21237-REST Ruling Type: Falsification of License Application
Breed: Quarter Horse Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 7/13/2015 Suspension End: 6/17/2016
Ruling Text:
RE: 21237 - Restored to Good Standing on June 17, 2016:satisfied his appearance before the stewards.
Name: TYRONE L GLEASON Ruling Date: 7/10/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunray Park
Ruling Number: 2015-SRP-29 Ruling Type: Failure to Pay Fine or Fees
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 7/10/2015 Suspension End: 7/10/2015
Ruling Text:
Trainer , Tyrone Gleason , having failed to pay the fines assessed in Ruling 2015-DAA-48.

Tyrone Gleason is found to be in violation of:

15.2.1.9 (B)(7)(f) NMAC and 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(1) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part
“All fines imposed by the Stewards shall be paid to the Commission within 30 days after the ruling is issued, unless otherwise ordered”.

For this rule violation, all licenses issued to Tyrone Gleason are suspended, and he will be ineligible to apply for any future New Mexico Racing Commission license until the fines, as addressed above, have been paid in full.

During said time of applicable suspension, Tyrone Gleason, is hereby excluded from all areas of the grounds under the jurisdiction of the NMSRC, in accordance with 15.2.1.9(C)(21)(a-b) NMAC, and 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(f) NMAC.
Name: TYRONE L GLEASON Ruling Date: 7/11/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunray Park
Ruling Number: 2015-SRP-29-REST Ruling Type: Failure to Pay Fine or Fees
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 7/10/2015 Suspension End: 7/10/2015
Ruling Text: RE: 2015-SRP-29 - Restored to Good StandingTrainer Tyrone Gleason having fulfilled the conditions required, (having paid all fines assessed) in Ruling 2015-DAA-48, is hereby reinstated, and restored, as of July 11, 2015.
Name: NOE GARCIA Ruling Date: 6/22/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Ruidoso Downs
Ruling Number: 2015-RUI-109 Ruling Type: Failure to Report or Make Correct Weight
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 200 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
Jockey NOE GARCIA, failed to be excused from, or to honor his riding engagement which necessitated a late rider change in the fifth race, Sunday, June 21, 2015, at Ruidoso Downs;

For this rule violation, the Board of Stewards assessed NOE GARCIA a penalty in the amount of two hundred dollars ($200.00). The fine is to be paid on or before July 22, 2015, in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(l) NMAC.

Failure to pay the fine within the time prescribed may result in immediate suspension.

NOE GARCIA is found to be in violation of:



Name: NOE GARCIA Ruling Date: 8/1/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Ruidoso Downs
Ruling Number: 2015-RUI-109-REST Ruling Type: Failure to Report or Make Correct Weight
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 200 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: RE: 2015-RUI-109 - Restored to Good Standing fine paid
Name: JUAN CASTRO Ruling Date: 6/20/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Ruidoso Downs
Ruling Number: 2015-RUI-95 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal (Associated Ruling)
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
Co-Owner JUAN C CASTRO, having been duly notified, and having appeared (via Trainer Jose Luis Vargas) before the Board of Stewards on this date, regarding a confirmed overage of allowable limits for the Class IV drug “Dexamethasone” which was found in sample NM112816 after it was collected from the horse, "Bernco" which finished third in the 9th race, Saturday, January 10, 2015, at Sunland Park;

JUAN C CASTRO is listed as the recorded Co-Owner of the horse "Bernco” which was the subject of a related ruling, issued this date at Ruidoso Downs, in which sanction was made against the Trainer of record.

As such, the following applies:

15.2.6.9 (C) NMAC: First offense (365-day period) in any jurisdiction in the following levels, the penalty is the horse may be required to pass a commission-approved examination before being eligible to run:


For this violation, the Board of Stewards assessed JUAN C CASTRO a penalty of:
The horse “Reckless N Dashing” is hereby placed on the Veterinarian List, and is required to pass a commission-approved examination before being eligible to run:

(Refer to related rulings, issued this date at Ruidoso Downs).


BY ORDER OF THE RUIDOS DOWNS BOARD OF STEWARDS


___________________ ________________ _____________
DAVID KEITER NORM AMUNDSON ED L'ECUYER

Appeal Filing Deadline: 15.2.1.9(B)(9)(b)NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "An appeal under this section must be filed not later than 10 days from the date of the ruling. The appeal must be filed at the main Commission offices, or with the Stewards who issued the ruling.
Name: SALVADOR RENTERIA SOTO Ruling Date: 6/17/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Downs at Albuquerque
Ruling Number: 2015-DAA-203 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 5000 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
Trainer/Owner Salvador Soto having been duly notified, and having been represented by Pat Bingham before the Board of Stewards on June 14, 2015, regarding a lab report from UC/Davis (official testing laboratory for the NMSRC) for a confirmed positive test for the drugs “Methylprednisolone”,"Phenylbutazone"and "Flunixin" which was found in sample NM11119, after it was collected from the horse, "Whatever Bill" which finished first in the 2nd race, January 11,2015 at Sunland Park.

(The original lab report indicated a finding of Phenylbutazone at 2.27 mcg/ml and Flunixin at 24.9 ng/ml and Methylprednisolone at 175 pg/ml in blood/serum. Split sampling rights, as provided in 15.2.6.10 (D) NMAC were afforded, and said split sampling by LSU lab confirmed Phenylbutazone at 2.9 ug/ml and Flunixin at 32.4 ng/ml in blood/serum, Methylprednisolone was not tested for at LSU).

Trainer/Owner Salvador Soto is found to be in violation of:
15.2.6.9(D)(1-2-3) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "A finding by the Commission approved laboratory of a prohibited drug, chemical or other substance in a test specimen of a horse is prima facie evidence that the prohibited drug, chemical or other substance was administered to the horse and, in the case of a post-race test, was present in the horse's body while it was participating in a race (b) therapeutic medications in excess of established acceptable levels".

15.2.6.9 MEDICATIONS AND PROHIBITED SUBSTANCES: The "uniform classification guidelines for foreign substances and recommended penalties and model rule", December 2014, version 8.0 and “arci controlled therapeutic medication schedule”, version 2.1 revised April 17, 2014 (furosemide has been modified in the “arci controlled therapeutic medication schedule, refer to Subsection E of 15.2.6.9 NMAC for current rule) as issued by the association of racing commissioners international, are incorporated by reference. Upon a finding of a violation of any medication and prohibited substances rule, which includes the possession of contraband as listed in 15.2.6.9 NMAC, the stewards shall consider the classification level of the violation as listed at the time of the violation by the uniform classification guidelines of foreign substances as promulgated by the association of racing commissioners international and impose penalties and disciplinary measures as determined by the New Mexico racing commission.

15.2.6.11(A) NMAC and 16.47.1.10(B)(1) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "The Trainer is the absolute insurer of the condition of horses entered in an official workout or race, and is responsible for the presence of any prohibited drug or medication, or other prohibited substance in such horse. A positive test for a prohibited drug or medication or other prohibited substance or the presence of permitted medication in excess of maximum allowable levels as reported by the commission approved laboratory is prima facie evidence of a violation of this rule. The Trainer is absolutely responsible regardless of the acts of third party."

For this violation, the Board of Stewards assessed Trainer/Owner Salvador Soto a penalty as follows;
(1) A suspension of any/all NMSRC issued licenses for a period of 365 calendar days (June. 27, 2015 through June 27, 2016 inclusive);
(2) A fine in the amount of five thousand dollars ($5000.00);
(3) Loss of purse of the 2nd race, January 11,2015 at Sunland Park.
(4) The horse “Whatever Bill” must pass a Commission approved examination before becoming eligible to be entered".
During said time of applicable suspension, Trainer Salvador Soto is hereby excluded from all areas of the grounds under the jurisdiction of the NMSRC, in accordance with 15.2.1.9 (C)(21)(a-b) NMAC, and 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(f) NMAC.
This is a fourth positive test violation in the past 365 day period, and is issued in accordance with 15.2.6.9 (C)(3)(a) NMAC. The fine is to be paid on or before any reinstatement date, in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(l) NMAC.

Appeal Filing Deadline: 15.2.1.9(B)(9)(b)NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "An appeal under this section must be filed not later than 10 days from the date of the ruling. The appeal must be filed at the main Commission offices, or with the Stewards who issued the ruling.
Name: SALVADOR RENTERIA SOTO Ruling Date: 8/6/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Downs at Albuquerque
Ruling Number: 2015-DAA-203-ASG Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 5000 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
RE: 2015-DAA-203 - Appeal Stay Granted Pending the Appeal Process- Signed Stay attached
Name: Horse Ruling Ruling Date: 5/8/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Downs at Albuquerque
Ruling Number: 2015-DAA-64 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 5/8/2015 Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
The horse " MJ Moon Chick " is hereby disqualified and ordered unplaced, because of a confirmed positive test (Sample #NM11160 for the Class III drug "Clenbuterol" found after it finished 3rd in the 2nd race, Friday, January 16, 2015, at Sunland Park; (see related rulings 2015-DAA-60 and 2015-DAA-63 ).
This ruling is in accordance with:
15.2.6.9(D)(1) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that " A finding by the Commission approved laboratory of a prohibited drug, chemical or other substance in a test specimen of a horse is prima facie evidence that the prohibited drug, chemical or other substance was administered to the horse and in case of a post-race test, was present in the horse's body while it was participating in a race."
15.2.5.13(E)(4)(d) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "The Stewards may determine that a horse shall be unplaced for purpose of the purse distribution and trial qualification."
15.2.3.8(B)(3)(k) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "Purses, prizes, awards and trophies shall be redistributed if the Stewards or Commission order a change in the official order of finish."

As a result of this disqualification, the new order of finish is hereby ordered as follows and the purse shall be redistributed accordingly:

1st Jess a Whistlin 6th Gender From Sixes
2nd Flashy Beamer 7th So Call Me Maybe
3rd Perrys Boots 8th Bet the Sixes
4th Mendosa 9th Brookstones Heart
5th Dream Big Woody Scratches: Jess Excessive
Unplaced: MJ Moon Chick

In addition “MJ Moon Chick" is placed on the Veterinarians list, and must pass a Commission approved examination prior to being allowed any future entry, per 15.2.6.9 (C)(4)(a) NMAC.

BY ORDER OF THE SUNLAND PARK BOARD OF STEWARDS


_____________ ______________ _______________
LINDA SALINES RON WALKER JILL CATHEY
Appeal Filing Deadline: 15.2.1.9(B)(9)(b)NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "An appeal under this section must be filed not later than 10 days from the date of the ruling. The appeal must be filed at the main Commission offices, or with the Stewards who issued the ruling.
Name: Horse Ruling Ruling Date: 6/24/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Downs at Albuquerque
Ruling Number: 2015-DAA-64-MOD Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 5/8/2015 Suspension End:
Ruling Text: RE: 2015-DAA-64 - Modified Ruling The horse Jess A Whistlin that placed 1st was DQ for a positive test along with MJ Moon Chick. The new order of finish is as follows: 1st - Flashy Beamer 2nd - Perrys Boots 3rd - Mendoza 4th - Dream Big Woody 5th - Gender From Sixes 6th - So Call Me Maybe 7th - Bet the Sixes 8th - Brookstones Heart Scratched - Jess Excessive Unplaced - MJ Moon Chick Unplaced - Jess A Whistlin
Name: Horse Ruling Ruling Date: 6/24/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Downs at Albuquerque
Ruling Number: 2015-DAA-64-MOD1 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 5/8/2015 Suspension End:
Ruling Text: RE: 2015-DAA-64 - Modified Ruling RE: 2015-DAA-64 - Modified Ruling The horse Jess A Whistlin that placed 1st was DQ for a positive test along with MJ Moon Chick. The new order of finish is as follows: 1st - Flashy Beamer 2nd - Perrys Boots 3rd - Mendoza 4th - Dream Big Woody 5th - Gender From Sixes 6th - So Call Me Maybe 7th - Bet the Sixes 8th - Brookstones Heart Scratched - Jess Excessive Unplaced - MJ Moon Chick Unplaced - Jess A Whistlin
Name: JUAN DE DIOS TORRES Ruling Date: 5/6/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Downs at Albuquerque
Ruling Number: 2015-DAA-60 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 1000 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: 5/16/2015 Suspension End: 7/15/2015
Ruling Text:
Trainer, Juan M Torres , having been duly notified, and having appeared (with counsel Pat Bingham) before the Board of Stewards on May 6, 2015, regarding a lab report from UC/Davis (official testing laboratory for the NMSRC), for a confirmed positive test for the Class III drug "Clenbuterol", which was found in sample NM11160 , after it was collected from the horse " MJ Moon Chick " which finished 3rd in the 2nd race, Friday January 16 2015 , at Sunland Park. .

(The original lab report indicated a finding of Clenbuterol in urine at 1276 pg/ml . Split sampling rights, as provided in 15.2.6.10 (D) NMAC were afforded to, and accepted by, Juan Torres . The split was confirmed positive by LSU with a finding of 1.186 ng/ml or 1186 pg/ml in urine.

Juan Torres is found to be in violation of:

15.2.6.9(D)(1-2-3) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "A finding by the Commission approved laboratory of a prohibited drug, chemical or other substance in a test specimen of a horse is prima facie evidence that the prohibited drug, chemical or other substance was administered to the horse and, in the case of a post-race test, was present in the horse's body while it was participating in a race (b) therapeutic medications in excess of established acceptable levels".

15.2.6.9 (P) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part the suspension of authorized medications, as outlined in sections 1-2-3-4, which led to a published, posted, and distributed memo effective April 20, 2012, in which states in part "Clenbuterol in a post race test that exceeds the screening limit of 140 pg/ml in urine, or 2 pg/ml in serum/plasma will constitute a violation of NMSRC rules. A subsequent published, posted, and distributed memo dated April 26, 2013, stated the criteria for Clenbuterol remained in effect".

15.2.6.11(A) NMAC and 16.47.1.10(B)(1) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "The Trainer is the absolute insurer of the condition of horses entered in an official workout or race, and is responsible for the presence of any prohibited drug or medication, or other prohibited substance in such horse. A positive test for a prohibited drug or medication or other prohibited substance or the presence of permitted medication in excess of maximum allowable levels as reported by the commission approved laboratory is prima facie evidence of a violation of this rule. The Trainer is absolutely responsible regardless of the acts of third party."

For this violation, the Board of Stewards assessed Juan Torres a penalty as follows:
(1) A suspension of any/all NMSRC issued licenses for a period of 60 calendar days (May 16, 2015 through July 15, 2015,
Inclusive);
(2) A fine in the amount of one-thousand dollars ($1,000.00.);
(3) Loss of purse of the 2nd race, Friday, January 16 2015, at Sunland Park.

This is a first offense positive test violation in the past 365 day period, and is issued in accordance with 15.2.6.9 (C)(2) NMAC. The fine is to be paid on or before any reinstatement date, in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(l) NMAC.

During said time of applicable suspension, Trainer Juan Torres is hereby excluded from all areas of the grounds under the jurisdiction of the NMSRC, in accordance with 15.2.1.9 (C)(21)(a-b) NMAC, and 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(f) NMAC.

Additionally, effective upon applicable suspension dates, all horses owned or trained, or under the care of Juan Torres are ineligible to be entered or start in any race in this jurisdiction, per 15.2.1.9 (C)(21)(c) NMAC.


BY ORDER OF THE SUNLAND PARK BOARD OF STEWARDS

_____________________ _______________________ _____________________
LINDA SALINAS RON WALKER JILL CATHEY

Appeal Filing Deadline: 15.2.1.9(B)(9)(b)NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "An appeal under this section must be filed not later than 10 days from the date of the ruling. The appeal must be filed at the main Commission offices, or with the Stewards who issued the ruling.
Name: JUAN DE DIOS TORRES Ruling Date: 6/24/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Downs at Albuquerque
Ruling Number: 2015-DAA-60-MOD Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 1000 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: 5/16/2015 Suspension End: 7/15/2015
Ruling Text: RE: 2015-DAA-60 - Modified Ruling RE: 2015-DAA-64 - Modified Ruling The horse Jess A Whistlin that placed 1st was DQ for a positive test along with MJ Moon Chick. The new order of finish is as follows: 1st - Flashy Beamer 2nd - Perrys Boots 3rd - Mendoza 4th - Dream Big Woody 5th - Gender From Sixes 6th - So Call Me Maybe 7th - Bet the Sixes 8th - Brookstones Heart Scratched - Jess Excessive Unplaced - MJ Moon Chick Unplaced - Jess A Whistlin
Name: Michael Thomas Walker Ruling Date: 5/4/2015
Jurisdiction: Test Commission Facility: Kentucky Horse Racing Commission
Ruling Number: 2015-Comm-2 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 500 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: 5/16/2015 Suspension End: 5/23/2015
Ruling Text:
This is a test Action Only.. Initial Action
Name: Michael Thomas Walker Ruling Date: 7/9/2015
Jurisdiction: Test Commission Facility: Kentucky Horse Racing Commission
Ruling Number: 2015-Comm-2-ASG Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 500 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: 5/16/2015 Suspension End: 5/23/2015
Ruling Text: RE: 2015-Comm-2 - Appeal Stay Granted Pending the Appeal Process
Name: Michael Thomas Walker Ruling Date: 12/1/2015
Jurisdiction: Test Commission Facility: Kentucky Horse Racing Commission
Ruling Number: 2015-Comm-2-ASUB Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 500 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: 5/16/2015 Suspension End: 5/23/2015
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Name: Michael Thomas Walker Ruling Date: 3/8/2016
Jurisdiction: Test Commission Facility: Kentucky Horse Racing Commission
Ruling Number: 2015-Comm-2-RO Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 500 Fine Paid: N
Suspension Start: 5/16/2015 Suspension End: 5/23/2015
Ruling Text: RE: 2015-Comm-2 - Ruling Overturned
Name: NORBERTO ARROYO Ruling Date: 4/12/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunland Park
Ruling Number: 2015-SUN-419 Ruling Type: Failure to Pay Fine or Fees
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 4/12/2015 Suspension End: 1/17/2016
Ruling Text:
Jockey Norberto Arroyo Jr., having failed to pay the fine assessed in ruling 2015-SUN-212, issued February 21, 2005, at Sunland Park and the fine assessed in ruling 2015-SUN-226 issued February 23, 2015 at Sunland Park;

Norberto Arroyo Jr. is found to be in violation of:
15.2.1.9(B)(7)(f) NMAC and 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(l) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "All fines imposed by the Stewards shall be paid to the commission within 30 days after the ruling is issued, unless otherwise ordered.

For this rule violation, all licenses issued to Norberto Arroyo Jr. are suspended, and he will be ineligible to apply for a New Mexico Racing Commission license until the fine has been paid in full.

During said time of applicable suspension, Norbert Arroyo Jr. is hereby excluded from all areas of the grounds under the jurisdiction of the NMSRC, in accordance with 15.2.1.9 (C)(21)(a-b) NMAC, and 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(f) NMAC.
Name: NORBERTO ARROYO Ruling Date: 1/17/2016
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunland Park
Ruling Number: 2015-SUN-419-REST Ruling Type: Failure to Pay Fine or Fees
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 4/12/2015 Suspension End: 1/17/2016
Ruling Text: RE: 2015-SUN-419 - Restored to Good Standing. After paying past due fines on Jan. 17, 2016, Norberto Arroyo Jr is hereby restored to good standings.
Name: Sergio Becerra Ruling Date: 4/12/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunland Park
Ruling Number: 2015-SUN-420 Ruling Type: Failure to Pay Fine or Fees
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 4/12/2015 Suspension End: 4/23/2015
Ruling Text:
Jockey Sergio Becerra Jr., having failed to pay the fines assessed in rulings 2015-SUN-541, 2015-SUN-621, 2015-SUN-522, 2015-SUN-127, 2015-SUN-571, 2015-SUN-620, and 2015-SUN-520 issued in January 2015 at Sunland Park.

Sergio Becerra Jr. is found to be in violation of:
15.2.1.9(B)(7)(f) NMAC and 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(l) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "All fines imposed by the Stewards shall be paid to the commission within 30 days after the ruling is issued, unless otherwise ordered.

For this rule violation, all licenses issued to Sergio Becerra Jr. are suspended, and he will be ineligible to apply for a New Mexico Racing Commission license until the fine has been paid in full.

During said time of applicable suspension, Sergio Becerra Jr. is hereby excluded from all areas of the grounds under the jurisdiction of the NMSRC, in accordance with 15.2.1.9 (C)(21)(a-b) NMAC, and 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(f) NMAC.
Name: Sergio Becerra Ruling Date: 4/23/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunland Park
Ruling Number: 2015-SUN-420-REST Ruling Type: Failure to Pay Fine or Fees
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 4/12/2015 Suspension End: 4/23/2015
Ruling Text:
RE: 2015-SUN-420 - Restored to Good Standing
Jockey Sergio Becerra Jr., having paid the fines assessed in rulings 2015-SUN-541, 2015-SUN-621, 2015-SUN-522, 2015-SUN-127, 2015-SUN-571, 2015-SUN-620, and 2015-SUN-520 issued in January 2015 at Sunland Park is hereby restored to good standing by the Downs at Albuquerque Board of Stewards.
Name: CARLOS H ACOSTA Ruling Date: 2/14/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunland Park
Ruling Number: 2015-SUN-181 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 2500 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: 4/13/2015 Suspension End: 10/10/2015
Ruling Text:
Trainer Carlos H. Acosta Jr., having been duly notified, and having failed to appear before the Board of Stewards on February 14, 2015, a hearing was held in absentia, regarding a lab report from UC/Davis (official testing laboratory for the NMSRC), for a confirmed positive test for the Class III drug "Clenbuterol", which was found in sample NM1201, after it was collected from the horse "I Won’t Lose" which finished first in the 1st race, Sunday, December 28, 2014, at Sunland Park;
(The original lab report indicated a finding of Clenbuterol at 585pg/ml. Split sampling rights were afforded, per 15.2.6.10 (D) NMAC, however split rights were not exercised).

CARLOS H. ACOSTA JR. is found to be in violation of:
15.2.6.9(D)(1-2-3) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "A finding by the Commission approved laboratory of a prohibited drug, chemical or other substance in a test specimen of a horse is prima facie evidence that the prohibited drug, chemical or other substance was administered to the horse and, in the case of a post-race test, was present in the horse's body while it was participating in a race (b) therapeutic medications in excess of established acceptable levels".
15.2.6.9 (P) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part “Clenbuterol in a post race test that exceeds the screening limit of 140 pg/ml in urine will constitute a violation of NMSRC rules”.
15.2.6.11(A) NMAC and 16.47.1.10(B)(1) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "The Trainer is the absolute insurer of the condition of horses entered in an official workout or race, and is responsible for the presence of any prohibited drug or medication, or other prohibited substance in such horse. A positive test for a prohibited drug or medication or other prohibited substance or the presence of permitted medication in excess of maximum allowable levels as reported by the commission approved laboratory is prima facie evidence of a violation of this rule. The Trainer is absolutely responsible regardless of the acts of third party."

This is the second offense positive test violation for Mr. Acosta Jr., in the past 365 day period, and is issued in accordance with 15.2.6.9 (C) (2) NMAC.
For this second violation, the Board of Stewards assessed Carlos H. Acosta Jr. a penalty as follows:
(1) A suspension of any/all NMSRC issued licenses for a period of 180 calendar days (April 13, 2015, through October 10, 2015, inclusive);
(2) A fine in the amount of two-thousand five hundred, dollars ($2,500.);
(3) Loss of purse from the 1st race, Sunday, December 28, 2014, at Sunland Park;
The fine is to be paid on or before any reinstatement date, in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B) (3) (l) NMAC.

During said time of applicable suspension, Carlos H. Acosta Jr. is hereby excluded from all areas of the grounds under the jurisdiction of the NMSRC, in accordance with 15.2.1.9 (C)(21)(a-b) NMAC, and 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(f) NMAC.

Additionally, effective upon applicable suspension dates, all horses owned or trained, or under the care of CARLOS H. ACOSTA JR. are ineligible to be entered or start in any race in this jurisdiction, per 15.2.1.9 (C)(21)(c) NMAC. (Additional sanction is to apply to the Owner, and Horse, as outlined in related rulings, issued this date, at Sunland Park).

Appeal Filing Deadline: 15.2.1.9(B)(9)(b)NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "An appeal under this section must be filed not later than 10 days from the date of the ruling. The appeal must be filed at the main Commission offices, or with the Stewards who issued the ruling.
Name: CARLOS H ACOSTA Ruling Date: 2/1/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunland Park
Ruling Number: 2015-SUN-139 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 1000 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: 2/12/2015 Suspension End: 4/12/2015
Ruling Text:
Trainer Carlos H. Acosta Jr., having been duly notified, and having appeared (telephonically) before the Board of Stewards on February 1, 2015, regarding a lab report from UC/Davis (official testing laboratory for the NMSRC), for a confirmed positive test for the Class III drug "Clenbuterol", which was found in sample NM09912, after it was collected from the horse "Mt Spit Shine" which finished first in the 6th race, Friday, December 5, 2014, at Sunland Park;
(The original lab report indicated a finding of Clenbuterol at 298pg/ml. Split sampling rights were afforded, per 15.2.6.10 (D) NMAC, however split rights were not exercised).

CARLOS H. ACOSTA JR. is found to be in violation of:
15.2.6.9(D)(1-2-3) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "A finding by the Commission approved laboratory of a prohibited drug, chemical or other substance in a test specimen of a horse is prima facie evidence that the prohibited drug, chemical or other substance was administered to the horse and, in the case of a post-race test, was present in the horse's body while it was participating in a race (b) therapeutic medications in excess of established acceptable levels".
15.2.6.9 (P) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part “Clenbuterol in a post race test that exceeds the screening limit of 140 pg/ml in urine will constitute a violation of NMSRC rules”.
15.2.6.11(A) NMAC and 16.47.1.10(B)(1) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "The Trainer is the absolute insurer of the condition of horses entered in an official workout or race, and is responsible for the presence of any prohibited drug or medication, or other prohibited substance in such horse. A positive test for a prohibited drug or medication or other prohibited substance or the presence of permitted medication in excess of maximum allowable levels as reported by the commission approved laboratory is prima facie evidence of a violation of this rule. The Trainer is absolutely responsible regardless of the acts of third party."
15.2.1.9 B9 (3) (d) If a positive test arises in a trial race, the horse is eligible for entry during the period the split is tested and reported to foe commission. If the report confirms a positive test, for horse is disqualified from both the trial and the race for which for trial was conducted.
This is a first offense positive test violation for Mr. Acosta Jr., in the past 365 day period, and is issued in accordance with 15.2.6.9 (C) (2) NMAC.
For this first violation, the Board of Stewards assessed Carlos H. Acosta Jr. a penalty as follows:
(1) A suspension of any/all NMSRC issued licenses for a period of 60 calendar days (February 12, 2015, through April 12, 2015, inclusive);
(2) A fine in the amount of one-thousand, dollars ($1,000.);
(3) Loss of purse from the (Trial Race) 6th race, Friday, December 5, 2014, at Sunland Park and (The Final) 5th race Friday, December 26, 2014;
The fine is to be paid on or before any reinstatement date, in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B) (3) (l) NMAC.

During said time of applicable suspension, Carlos H. Acosta Jr. is hereby excluded from all areas of the grounds under the jurisdiction of the NMSRC, in accordance with 15.2.1.9 (C)(21)(a-b) NMAC, and 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(f) NMAC.

Additionally, effective upon applicable suspension dates, all horses owned or trained, or under the care of CARLOS H. ACOSTA JR. are ineligible to be entered or start in any race in this jurisdiction, per 15.2.1.9 (C)(21)(c) NMAC. (Additional sanction is to apply to the Owner, and Horse, as outlined in related rulings, issued this date, at Sunland Park).

Appeal Filing Deadline: 15.2.1.9(B)(9)(b)NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "An appeal under this section must be filed not later than 10 days from the date of the ruling. The appeal must be filed at the main Commission offices, or with the Stewards who issued the ruling.
Name: RAUL GUTIERREZ Ruling Date: 12/21/2014
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunland Park
Ruling Number: 2014-SUN-465 Ruling Type: Failure to Pay Fine or Fees
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 12/21/2014 Suspension End: 12/25/2014
Ruling Text:
Jockey Raul Gutierrez, having failed to pay the fine assessed in ruling #0102614, issued June 22, 2014, at SunRay Park;

Raul Gutierrez is found to be in violation of:
15.2.1.9(B)(7)(f) NMAC and 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(l) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "All fines imposed by the Stewards shall be paid to the commission within 30 days after the ruling is issued, unless otherwise ordered.

For this rule violation, all licenses issued to Raul Gutierrez are suspended, and he will be ineligible to apply for a New Mexico Racing Commission license until the fine has been paid in full.

During said time of applicable suspension, Raul Gutierrez is hereby excluded from all areas of the grounds under the jurisdiction of the NMSRC, in accordance with 15.2.1.9 (C)(21)(a-b) NMAC, and 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(f) NMAC.
Name: RAUL GUTIERREZ Ruling Date: 12/26/2014
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunland Park
Ruling Number: 2014-SUN-465-REST Ruling Type: Failure to Pay Fine or Fees
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 12/21/2014 Suspension End: 12/25/2014
Ruling Text:
RE: 2014-SUN-465 - Restored to Good Standing
Jockey Roau Gutierrez, having paid the fine assesed in ruling #0102614 is hereby restored to good standing by the Sunland Park Board of Stewards.
Name: LILLIAN NICHOLE SILVA Ruling Date: 12/13/2014
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunland Park
Ruling Number: 2014-SUN-417 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 2500 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: 12/23/2014 Suspension End: 6/21/2015
Ruling Text:
Trainer Lillian Silva, having been duly notified, and having appeared before the Board of Stewards on December 13, 2014 regarding a lab report from UC/Davis (official testing laboratory for the NMSRC), for a confirmed positive test for the Class III drug "Clenbuterol", which was found in sample NM010827, after it was collected from the horse "Silver Stone Bay" which finished first in the fourth race, October 7, 2014 at Zia Park;
(The original lab report indicated a finding of Clenbuterol at 828 pg/ml. Split sampling rights, were afforded and declined.)

Trainer Lillian Silva is found to be in violation of:
15.2.6.9(D)(1-2-3) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "A finding by the Commission approved laboratory of a prohibited drug, chemical or other substance in a test specimen of a horse is prima facie evidence that the prohibited drug, chemical or other substance was administered to the horse and, in the case of a post-race test, was present in the horse's body while it was participating in a race (b) therapeutic medications in excess of established acceptable levels".
15.2.6.9 (P) NMAC: Which states in part "Clenbuterol in a post race test that exceeds the screening limit of 140 pg/ml in urine, or 2 pg/ml in serum/plasma will constitute a violation of NMSRC rules".
15.2.6.11(A) NMAC and 16.47.1.10(B)(1) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "The Trainer is the absolute insurer of the condition of horses entered in an official workout or race, and is responsible for the presence of any prohibited drug or medication, or other prohibited substance in such horse. A positive test for a prohibited drug or medication or other prohibited substance or the presence of permitted medication in excess of maximum allowable levels as reported by the commission approved laboratory is prima facie evidence of a violation of this rule. The Trainer is absolutely responsible regardless of the acts of third party."

For this violation, the Board of Stewards assessed : Trainer Lillian Silva a penalty as follows:
(1) A suspension of any/all NMSRC issued licenses for a period of 180 calendar days (December 23, 2014, through June 21, 2015, inclusive);
(2) A fine in the amount of two-thousand, five hundred dollars ($2,500.);
(3) Loss of purse of the 4th race, Tuesday, October 7, 2014, at Zia Park;

This is a second offense positive test violation in the past 365 day period, and is issued in accordance with 15.2.6.9 (C)(2) NMAC. The fine is to be paid on or before any reinstatement date, in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(l) NMAC.

During said time of applicable suspension, Trainer Lillian Silva, is hereby excluded from all areas of the grounds under the jurisdiction of the NMSRC, in accordance with 15.2.1.9 (C)(21)(a-b) NMAC, and 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(f) NMAC.

Additionally, effective upon applicable suspension dates, all horses owned or trained, or under the care of Trainer Lillian Silva are ineligible to be entered or start in any race in this jurisdiction, per 15.2.1.9 (C)(21)(c) NMAC.

(Additional sanction is to apply to the Owner, and Horse, as outlined in related rulings).
Name: JOHN B FOSTEL Ruling Date: 12/7/2014
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunland Park
Ruling Number: 2014-SUN-399 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal (Associated Ruling)
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
Owner JOHN B. FOSTEL (as et al for Fostel Enterprises LLC) having been duly notified, and having telephonically appeared (with Trainer Rigo J. Juarez) on Saturday, December 6, 2014, before the Board of Stewards regarding a confirmed positive test for the Class III drug “Clenbuterol”, which was found in sample NM09027, after it was collected from the horse “Won Track Mind” which finished second in the 4th race, Monday, September 15, 2014, at Zia Park;

JOHN B. FOSTEL (as et al for Fostel Enterprises LLC) is listed as the recorded Owner of the horse “Won Track Mind”, which was the subject of related rulings, issued this date, at Sunland Park, in which sanction was made against the Trainer of record.

As such, the following applies:

15.2.6.9 (C)(2)(b) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part “Category B penalties will be assessed a licensed Owner for violations due to the presence of a drug carrying a Category B penalty: First offense within a 365 day period in any jurisdiction shall be disqualification, loss of purse, and the horse must pass a Commission-approved examination before becoming eligible to be entered”.

For this violation, the Board of Stewards assessed JOHN B. FOSTEL (as et al for Fostel Enterprises LLC) a penalty of loss of purse of the fourth race, Monday, September 15, 2014, at Zia Park;

(Refer to related rulings, issued this date, at Sunland Park).
BY ORDER OF THE SUNLAND PARK BOARD OF STEWARDS
DAVID KEITER CONNIE ESTES ED L’ECUYER

Appeal Filing Deadline: 15.2.1.9(B)(9)(b)NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that “An appeal under this section must be filed not later than 10 days from the date of the ruling. The appeal must be filed at the main Commission offices or with the Stewards who issued the ruling.



Name: ALFREDO MORRIS GOMEZ Ruling Date: 11/30/2014
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Zia Park (Hobbs)
Ruling Number: 2014-ZIA-340 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Mixed Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 2500 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: 12/11/2014 Suspension End: 6/8/2015
Ruling Text:
Trainer Alfredo Gomez, having been duly notified, and having appeared before the Board of Stewards on November 30, 2014 regarding a lab report from UC/Davis (official testing laboratory for the NMSRC), for a confirmed positive test for the Class III drug "Clenbuterol", which was found in sample (NM09624) after it was collected from the horse "Marcar" which finished first in the seventh race, September 1, 2014 at Ruidoso Downs; (The original lab report indicated a finding of Clenbuterol at 438 pg/ml. Split sampling rights, were afforded, as requested the sample was sent to LSU School of Veterinary Medicine for testing that confirmed this sample (NM09624) tested positive for clenbuterol.)

Trainer Alfredo Gomez is found to be in violation of:
15.2.6.9(D)(1-2-3) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "A finding by the Commission approved laboratory of a prohibited drug, chemical or other substance in a test specimen of a horse is prima facie evidence that the prohibited drug, chemical or other substance was administered to the horse and, in the case of a post-race test, was present in the horse's body while it was participating in a race (b) therapeutic medications in excess of established acceptable levels".
15.2.6.9 (P) NMAC: Which states in part "Clenbuterol in a post race test that exceeds the screening limit of 140 pg/ml in urine, or 2 pg/ml in serum/plasma will constitute a violation of NMSRC rules".
15.2.6.11(A) NMAC and 16.47.1.10(B)(1) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "The Trainer is the absolute insurer of the condition of horses entered in an official workout or race, and is responsible for the presence of any prohibited drug or medication, or other prohibited substance in such horse. A positive test for a prohibited drug or medication or other prohibited substance or the presence of permitted medication in excess of maximum allowable levels as reported by the commission approved laboratory is prima facie evidence of a violation of this rule. The Trainer is absolutely responsible regardless of the acts of third party."

For this violation, the Board of Stewards assessed : Trainer Alfredo Gomez a penalty as follows:
(1) A suspension of any/all NMSRC issued licenses for a period of 180 calendar days (December 11, 2014, through June 8, 2015,
inclusive);
(2) A fine in the amount of two-thousand, five hundred dollars ($2,500.);
(3) Loss of purse of the 7th race, Monday, September 1, 2014, at Ruidoso Downs;
This is a second offense positive test violation in the past 365 day period, and is issued in accordance with 15.2.6.9 (C)(2) NMAC. The fine is to be paid on or before any reinstatement date, in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(l) NMAC.

During said time of applicable suspension, Trainer Alfredo Gomez, is hereby excluded from all areas of the grounds under the jurisdiction of the NMSRC, in accordance with 15.2.1.9 (C)(21)(a-b) NMAC, and 15.2.3.8 (B)(3)(f) NMAC.
Additionally, effective upon applicable suspension dates, all horses owned or trained, or under the care of Trainer Alfredo Gomez are ineligible to be entered or start in any race in this jurisdiction, per 15.2.1.9 (C)(21)(c) NMAC.
(Additional sanction is to apply to the Owner, and Horse, as outlined in related rulings).
Name: ALFREDO MORRIS GOMEZ Ruling Date: 3/11/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Zia Park (Hobbs)
Ruling Number: 2014-ZIA-340-ASH Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Mixed Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 2500 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: 12/11/2014 Suspension End: 6/8/2015
Ruling Text: RE: 2014-ZIA-340 - Appeal Submitted to Hearing Officer
Name: ALFREDO MORRIS GOMEZ Ruling Date: 3/20/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Zia Park (Hobbs)
Ruling Number: 2014-ZIA-340-AWD Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Mixed Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 2500 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: 12/11/2014 Suspension End: 6/8/2015
Ruling Text:
RE: 2014-ZIA-340 - Appeal Withdrawn - See Attached Withdrawal of Appeal Request
Name: ALFREDO MORRIS GOMEZ Ruling Date: 6/8/2015
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Zia Park (Hobbs)
Ruling Number: 2014-ZIA-340-REST Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Mixed Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 2500 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: 12/11/2014 Suspension End: 6/8/2015
Ruling Text:
RE: 2014-ZIA-340 Trainer ALFREDO MORRIS GOMEZ, having paid the fine and met the terms of 2014-ZIA-340 on this date (June 8, 2015, at Ruidoso Downs);

This matter having come before the Board of Stewards, it is determined that ALFREDO MORRIS GOMEZ is deemed eligible for reinstatement, pending the status of his standing with the Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission, as outlined in ruling 15-RP-002, issued on 1-28-2015.
Name: CHESTER GORDON CONSTANT Ruling Date: 10/3/2014
Jurisdiction: Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority Facility: Marquis Downs
Ruling Number: 2016-MD-202 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 1000 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: 6/25/2015 Suspension End: 8/24/2015
Ruling Text: Positive test for the Class 3 drug "Theophylline".
Name: CHESTER GORDON CONSTANT Ruling Date: 8/23/2014
Jurisdiction: Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority Facility: Marquis Downs
Ruling Number: 2014-MD-16 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 500 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: 8/19/2014 Suspension End: 5/7/2016
Ruling Text:
After appearing before the Stewards, Owner/Trainer Chester Constant is hereby fined the sum of Five Hundred ($500.00) Dollars and fully suspended for a period of Thirty (30) calendar days for entering the horse #2 "Moved to Perma" in the 4th race on Friday August 1, 2014. #2 Moved to Perma's race test resulted in a positive test for the Class 3 drug "Theophylline". The suspension will consist of the remainder of the 25 days in the 2014 race season and the first 5 days of the 2015 race season.
The horse "Moved to Perma" is hereby disqualified and declared unplaced with the purse money redistributed as follows:
1st - Spectacular Slew, 2nd - Yankee Colonel, 3rd - Cockeyed Justice, 4th - Roll On Q Pon, 5th - Jordan's Hero, 6th - Going for a Few, 7th - Winner in Overtime. SLGA Rule 25 Section 2 and 18.
Name: CHESTER GORDON CONSTANT Ruling Date: 8/23/2014
Jurisdiction: Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority Facility: Marquis Downs
Ruling Number: 2014-MD-16-ASUB Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 500 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: 8/19/2014 Suspension End: 5/7/2016
Ruling Text:
RE: 2014-MD-16 - Appeal Submitted. Stay granted from SLGLC.
Name: CHESTER GORDON CONSTANT Ruling Date: 10/15/2014
Jurisdiction: Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority Facility: Marquis Downs
Ruling Number: 2014-MD-192-AWD Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 500 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: 8/19/2014 Suspension End: 5/7/2016
Ruling Text: RE: 2014-MD-192 - Appeal Withdrawn
Name: JUAN CARLOS VAZQUEZ Ruling Date: 7/9/2014
Jurisdiction: Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission Facility: Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission
Ruling Number: 02-2015 DE Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 500 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text:
A report from LGC Science, Inc., the official chemist of the Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission, showed that blood sample #44809, taken from the horse "Rock Slide Johnny", who finished first in the third race on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 tested positive for "Dexamethasone" in the amount of 33 Picograms per milliliter of plasma. The trainer of this horse, Mr. Juan Vazquez, ARCI number 2017206, DOB 1/28/1975 availed his right to a spllit sample . The testing of the split sample ws confirmed by the official Chemist of the Industrial Labortories Company of Colorado.

Mr. Vazquez waived his right to a hearing and under the authority of the Stewards, refer to D.T.R.C. 3.3.1, 3.3.3, 3.3.10, 3.4.1, .3.4.1.7,, Mr Vazquez was found in violation of D.T.R.C. Rules 7.3.1, 7.3.6, 7.3.9, 10.8.1, 10.8.1.3, 15.1, 15.1.1.1, 15.1.1.2, 15.1.2.2, 15.1.2.6, 15.1.2.7, 15.1.3.1, 15.1.3.1.1, 15.1.3.1.2, 15.1.3.1.3, 15.1.3.1.4, 15.1.3.1.5, 15.3.1. Mr Vazquez I fined the sum of five hundred ($500.00) dollars. This violation shall incur One (1) Point towards the ARCI Medication point system. Refer to D.T.R.C. Rules 3.3, 3.4 and 3.4.1.5.

Fine must be paid within 48 hours.
Name: PAUL COMMODORE JONES Ruling Date: 6/21/2014
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Ruidoso Downs
Ruling Number: 0385414 Ruling Type: Failure to Conduct Business in Proper Manner
Breed: Mixed Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 200 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: RULING#: 0385414 TRACK: RUIDOSO DOWNS DATE: June 21, 2014 Trainer PAUL COMMODORE JONES (DOB: 11/02/1965 NMSRC LICENSE #46078522), having appeared before the Board of Stewards on this date for employing a person in a capacity for which he/she was not licensed. (Jones received a Security Citation on 6-16-2014 after the first race. The horse "Dominicklala" was selected for testing. Upon arrival at the test barn, it was discovered its handler, Anselmo Perez, had no license. The horse was then exchanged to a licensed groom from Mr. Jones' stable). PAUL COMMODORE JONES is found in violation of: 16.47.1.8(A) NMAC and 15.2.1.7(L) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "A person shall not participate in pari-mutuel racing under the jurisdiction of the Commission, or be employed by an Association who is a gaming operator, without a valid license issued by the Commission." 16.47.1.8(G)(1) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "The employment of any unlicensed person under the jurisdiction of the commission is prohibited." 16.47.1.10 (C)(4) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "A Trainer must provide a list to the chief of security of the trainer's employees on association grounds and any other area under the jurisdiction of the Commission; the list shall include each employee's name, occupation, social security number, and occupational license number; the chief of security shall be notified by the trainer, in writing within 24 hours of any change." For this rule violation, the Board of Stewards assessed PAUL COMMODORE JONES a penalty in the amount of two hundred dollars ($200.00). The fine is to be paid on or before July 21, 2014, in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(l) NMAC. Failure to pay this fine within the time prescribed may result in immediate suspension. BY ORDER OF THE RUIDOSO DOWNS BOARD OF STEWARDS DAVID KEITER ED L'ECUYER CONNIE ESTES Appeal Filing Deadline: 15.2.1.9(B)(9)(b)NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "An appeal under this section must be filed not later than 20 days from the date of the ruling. The appeal must be filed at the main commission offices or with the Stewards who issued the ruling.
Name: JUAN CASTRO Ruling Date: 6/1/2014
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunray Park
Ruling Number: 0062614 Ruling Type: Race Office/Track Rule Violation
Breed: Mixed Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 25 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: RULING#: 0062614 SunRay Park June 01, 2014 Owner, JUAN CARLOS FREASCAS CASTRO DOB: 01/16/1991 LICENSE #:43179562 appeared telephonically before the Board of Stewards on Saturday, May 30, 2014 concerning a security citation for driving on the lower road during the races. This ruling is in accordance with: 15.2.3.8(B) (1) (d) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "The Stewards have the authority to interpret the rules and to decide all questions of racing not specifically covered by the rules. Whenever the Stewards find any person culpable for any act or omission in violation of these regulations or any violation of the Horse Racing Act, the person shall be subject to disciplinary action, which could include a fine, suspension, or revocation/denial of license or any combination of these penalties." For this rule violation, the Board of Stewards assessed a penalty in the amount of twenty-five, ($ 25.00) dollars. The fine is to be paid on or before June 22nd, in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B) (3) (l) NMAC. Failure to pay the fine within the time prescribed may result in immediate suspension. BY ORDER OF THE SUNRAY PARK BOARD OF STEWARDS STEWARD STEWARD STEWARD Reuben Rivera Bob Allison Linda Salinas Appeal Filing Deadline: 15.2.1.9(B) (9) (b) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "An appeal under this section must be filed not later than 10 days from the date of the ruling. The appeal must be filed at the main commission offices or with the Stewards who issued the ruling.
Name: ISAAC RENE GONZALEZ Ruling Date: 5/12/2014
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: New Mexico Racing Commission
Ruling Number: 3485814 Ruling Type: License Denied, Rescinded, Revoked, Suspended, Withdrawn or Exclusion
Breed: Mixed Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: RULING#: 3485814 TRACK: Commission Office DATE: May 12, 2014 LICENSEE: Marketing Operations Manager ISAAC RENE GONZALEZ DOB: 07/27/1981 LICENSE #86410836, is hereby rescinded having terminated employment and no longer working at Zia Park in this licensed capacity. This ruling is in accordance with: 16.47.1.8(M)(2) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "A license is only valid under the condition that the licensee remains eligible to hold such a license." BY ORDER OF THE NEW MEXICO RACING COMMISSION VINCE MARES, AGENCY DIRECTOR Appeal Filing Deadline: 15.2.1.9(B)(9)(b)NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "An appeal under this section must be filed not later than 20 days from the date of the ruling. The appeal must be filed at the main commission offices or with the Stewards who issued the ruling.
Name: TAMMY KAY JOHNSON Ruling Date: 3/8/2014
Jurisdiction: New Mexico Racing Commission Facility: Sunland Park
Ruling Number: 3268514 Ruling Type: Race Office/Track Rule Violation
Breed: Mixed Division: Mixed
Fine Amount: $ 50 Fine Paid: Y
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Ruling Text: RULING#: 3268514 TRACK: Sunland Park DATE: March 08, 2014 Trainer TAMMY KAY JOHNSON, (DOB: 04/23/1964 LICENSE #56083922), having appeared, by telephone, before the Board of Stewards on this date for failure to declare equipment (flipping halter off) at time of entry on the horse "Pictures N Cash", entered in the seventh race, on Friday, March 07, 2014, at Sunland Park. TAMMY KAY JOHNSON is found to be in violation of: 15.2.5.8(B)(9) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "Any approved change of equipment must be declared at time of entry." 15.2.5.13(A)(7)(d) NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "No licensee may change any equipment used on a horse in its last race without approval of the paddock judge or stewards." For this rule violation, the Board of Stewards assessed TAMMY KAY JOHNSON a penalty of a fine in the amount of fifty dollars ($50.00). The fine is to paid on or before April 08, 2014 in accordance with 15.2.3.8(B)(3)(l) NMAC. Failure to pay the fine within the time prescribed may result in immediate suspension. BY ORDER OF THE SUNLAND PARK BOARD OF STEWARDS ED L'ECUYER RON WALKER DAVID KEITER Appeal Filing Deadline: 15.2.1.9(B)(9)(b)NMAC: Which states in pertinent part that "An appeal under this section must be filed not later than 10 days from the date of the ruling. The appeal must be filed at the main commission offices or with the stewards who issued the ruling.
Name: RUSSELL C RICHARD Ruling Date: 3/9/2012
Jurisdiction: Louisiana Racing Commission Facility: Fair Grounds
Ruling Number: 19290 Ruling Type: Medication/Drug Violation - Animal
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 500 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Phenylbutazone and flunixin reported at severity level I in post race blood sample taken from KD'S King Kong, winner of race 5 February 24, 2012. Trainer declined his right to have the split portion tested and waived his right to a hearing. First class IV or V violation in a 12 month period.
Name: RUSSELL C RICHARD Ruling Date: 9/3/2009
Jurisdiction: Louisiana Racing Commission Facility: Evangeline Downs
Ruling Number: 17547 Ruling Type: Failure to Follow Facility Regulations
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 50 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Parked between barns.
Name: RUSSELL C RICHARD Ruling Date: 10/26/2007
Jurisdiction: Louisiana Racing Commission Facility: Queen City
Ruling Number: 16155 Ruling Type: Failure to Follow Facility Regulations
Breed: Quarter Horse Division: Horse
Fine Amount: $ 50 Fine Paid: Y
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: Parking violation
Name: RUSSELL C RICHARD Ruling Date: 12/4/1999
Jurisdiction: Louisiana Racing Commission Facility: Fair Grounds
Ruling Number: 9625 Ruling Type: General/Miscellaneous Rulings
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Unknown
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: 2ND TRAINER TEST PASSED-03/30/2000.
Name: RUSSELL C RICHARD Ruling Date: 8/30/1996
Jurisdiction: Louisiana Racing Commission Facility: Unknown
Ruling Number: COMMISSION Ruling Type: Reinstatement to Good Standing in State
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Unknown
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: Suspension End:
Ruling Text: APPROVED FOR LICENSING.
Name: RUSSELL C RICHARD Ruling Date: 8/24/1995
Jurisdiction: Louisiana Racing Commission Facility: Unknown
Ruling Number: COMMISSION Ruling Type: License Denied, Rescinded, Revoked, Suspended, Withdrawn or Exclusion
Breed: Thoroughbred Division: Unknown
Fine Amount: $ Fine Paid: Not Reported
Suspension Start: 7/24/1995 Suspension End: 1/23/1996
Ruling Text: RE: 7-24 - UPHELD; SUSPENDED 6 MONTHS EFFECTIVE 7-24-95; DENIED ACCESS TO ALL LOUISIANA RACETRACKS AND OTB'S.



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