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November 2016 Thoroughbred Rulings - Maryland Racing Commission

November 3, 2016 - Laurel Park
#16-178 Trainer, Anthony Aguirre is fined $25 for not having the colors for, “Jazz Loverman”, entered to run in the sixth race at Laurel Park on October 29, 2016, after receiving a warning on (10/07/16) for the same offense.
THIS IS A VIOLATION OF: [COMAR 09.10.01.09]

November 5, 2016 - Laurel Park
#16-179 Jockey, Taylor Hole, is fined $100 for failure to put forth every effort in riding his mount, “Amour’s Charm”, out to the finish, by standing up prior to the wire, in the first race at Laurel Park on October 29, 2016.
[Violation of COMAR 09.10.01.21-1 Q (1) (2)]

November 5, 2016 - Laurel Park
#16-180 Jockey, Kevin Gomez, is suspended three (3) Maryland racing days, November 11, 12 and 13, 2016 for riding the horse “Chattolanee” in a careless manner in the third race at Laurel Park on October 30, 2016.
[COMAR 09.10.01.50, §A(1)(c)(e)and §C.]

Outside the 1/8th pole, “Chattolanee” swung out behind “Bluegrass Lady” without sufficient clearance and ran up the back end of “Bluegrass Lady” clipping her heels and causing her to stumble.

[Violation under COMAR 09.10.01.50, A(1), which states, in pertinent parts: "A horse may not: (c) Jostle another horse or (e) Impede another horse.]

November 5, 2016 - Laurel Park
#16-181 Trainer, Hector Sarmiento is fined $25 for not having the colors for, “It’s a Plane”, entered to run in the sixth race at Laurel Park on November 4, 2016, after receiving a
warning on (10/28/16) for the same offense.
THIS IS A VIOLATION OF: [COMAR 09.10.01.09]

November 5, 2016 - Laurel Park
#16-182 Trainer, Anthony Farrior is fined $25 for not having the colors for, “Tiz Showbiz”, entered to run in the second race at Laurel Park on November 4, 2016, after receiving a warning on (10/08/16) for the same offense.
THIS IS A VIOLATION OF: [COMAR 09.10.01.09]

November 6, 2016 - Laurel Park
#16-183 Trainer, Anthony J Russo, is fined $25 for not having the colors for, “Money Or Love”, entered to run in the eighth race at Laurel Park on November 5, 2016, after receiving a warning on (09/16/16) for the same offense.
THIS IS A VIOLATION OF: [COMAR 09.10.01.09]

November 6, 2016 - Laurel Park
#16-184 Trainer, Scott Lake, is fined $25 for not having the colors for, “Tarkia”, entered to run in the fourth race at Laurel Park on November 5, 2016, after receiving a warning on (10/29/16) for the same offense.
THIS IS A VIOLATION OF: [COMAR 09.10.01.09]

November 11, 2016 - Laurel Park
#16-185 In the matter of stable employee, Shanjerric Haughton. On November 5, 2016, Mr. Haughton was interviewed by the MRC Investigators about a complaint from Racetrack Security about possible drug use. Mr. Haughton admitted to marijuana use.
COMAR 09.10.03.05 A(1)(b).

A hearing was held, Mr. Haughton appeared in the absence of counsel and waived his right thereto. Based upon the testimony and evidence presented at the hearing, the Stewards found Shanjerric Haughton in violation of COMAR 09.10.03.03 Drug Prohibition-Humans - the first such violation on his licensing record.

Accordingly, the Stewards hereby order:

  1. That the license issued to Shanjerric Haughton be suspended until such time as he has been professionally evaluated [COMAR 09.10.03.05, F(1)], and
  2. That while he is under suspension, Mr. Haughton be denied the privileges of all the grounds under the jurisdiction of the Maryland Racing Commission. [COMAR 09.10.01.45, Y (1) (a).]

November 10, 2016 - Laurel Park
#16-186 Trainer, Michael Pino, is fined $50.00 for failure to be in attendance in the paddock for the saddling of “R Bling Shines”, entered to run in the eighth race at Laurel Park on November 5, 2016, or having a representative present to saddle the horse.
THIS IS A VIOLATION OF: [COMAR 09.10.01.57 H]

November 10, 2016 - Laurel Park
#16-187 Trainer, McLean Robertson, fined two hundred and fifty dollars ($250) for failure to report the proper gender of his entry “Malibu Pro” that ran on November 5, 2016.

November 10, 2016 - Laurel Park
#16-188 Trainer, Eduardo Rojas, is fined One Hundred dollars ($100) for, not having the colors for, “Chapel of Chimes”, entered to run in the second race at Laurel Park on
November 6, 2016, after receiving a $100.00 fine on (10/22/2016) for the same offense.
THIS IS A VIOLATION OF: [COMAR 09.10.01.09]

November 10, 2016 - Laurel Park
#16-189 Trainer, Kieron Magee, is fined one hundred dollars ($100) for failure to have the foal certificate on file with the Horse Identifier for his entry “It Behooves Me”, entered to run in the fifth race at Laurel Park on November 6, 2016.
COMAR:09.10.01.20,A[1][2]

November 11, 2016 - Laurel Park
#16-190 Exercise rider, Christopher Ho, is fined Twenty-five dollars ($25) for failure to follow directions of the MJC outriders.
COMAR 09.10.01.45 H, O, V, (1) (d)

November 11, 2016 - Laurel Park
#16-191 Exercise rider, Lauralea Glaser, is fined Twenty-five dollars ($25) for failure to follow directions of the MJC outriders.
COMAR 09.10.01.45 H, O, V, (1) (d)

November 11, 2016 - Laurel Park
#16-192 Exercise rider, Juan Ruiz-Sanchez, is fined Twenty-five dollars ($25) for failure to follow directions of the MJC outriders.
COMAR 09.10.01.45 H, O, V, (1) (d)

November 11, 2016 - Laurel Park
#16-193 Exercise rider, David Santos-Esquivel, is fined Twenty-five dollars ($25) for failure to follow directions of the MJC outriders.
COMAR 09.10.01.45 H, O, V, (1) (d)

November 11, 2016 - Laurel Park
#16-194 Exercise rider, Carlos Omar Klinger, is fined Twenty-five dollars ($25) for failure to follow directions of the MJC outriders.
COMAR 09.10.01.45 H, O, V, (1) (d)

November 11, 2016 - Laurel Park
#16-195 Exercise rider, Juan Ruiz-Sanchez, is fined Fifty dollars ($50) for being disrespectful to the MJC outrider.
COMAR 09.10.01.45 H, O, V, (1) (d)

November 11, 2016 - Laurel Park
#16-196 Exercise rider, David Santos-Esquivel, is fined Fifty dollars ($50) for being disrespectful to the MJC outrider.
COMAR 09.10.01.45 H, O, V, (1) (d)

November 11, 2016 - Laurel Park
#16-197 Exercise rider, Carlos Omar Klinger, is fined Fifty dollars ($50) for being disrespectful to the MJC outrider.
COMAR 09.10.01.45 H, O, V, (1) (d)

November 12, 2016 - Laurel Park
#16-198 Jockey, David Amiss, is fined $100 for failure to put forth every effort in riding his mount, “Momma Doolittle”, out to the finish, by standing up prior to the wire, in the first race at Laurel Park on November 11, 2016.
[Violation of COMAR 09.10.01.21-1 Q (1) (2)]

November 12, 2016 - Laurel Park
#16-199 The below listed licensees have been fined for failure to have the 2016 license badges they had been issued by the Maryland Racing Commission. [COMAR 09.10.04.11, 'C.]

  • SMITH, Wayne - $5.00
  • HERNANDEZ, Luis - $5.00
  • HEWLETT, Isaiah - $5.00
  • FLORES-GARCIA, Kathryn - $5.00
  • DILODOVICO, Nicholas - $5.00
  • GARCIA-SALOMON, Victor - $5.00
  • KAUFFMAN, Joshua - $5.00
  • EMMANUEL, Adeline - $5.00
  • WOODSON, Larry - $5.00
  • OPOKU, Richard - $5.00

November 16, 2016 - Laurel Park
#16-200 Trainer, Timothy C. Kreiser, is fined $25.00 for not having the colors for, “Sugar Cane Girl”, entered to run in the fifth race at Laurel Park on November 12, 2016, after receiving a warning on (10/16/2016 ) for the same offense.
THIS IS A VIOLATION OF: [COMAR 09.10.01.09]

November 19, 2016 - Laurel Park
#16-201 Exercise rider, Brittany Eckert, is fined Twenty-five dollars ($25.) for failure to follow directions of the MJC outriders.
COMAR 09.10.01.45 H, O, V, (1) (d)

November 24, 2016 - Laurel Park
#16-202 Trainer, Junior Panton is fined $25.00 for not having the colors for, “Velvet Colors”, entered to run in the tenth race at Laurel Park on November 19, 2016, after receiving a warning on (11/06/2016 ) for the same offense.
THIS IS A VIOLATION OF: [COMAR 09.10.01.09]

November 24, 2016 - Laurel Park
#16-203 Jockey’s Agent, F. Thomas Stift, is fined One Hundred Dollars ($100.) for failure to honor a first call given on a rider he represents.
Violation of COMAR 09.10.01.22 E

November 24, 2016 - Laurel Park
#16-204 In the matter of Stable Employee, Nicole Raker. Having paid her fine from ruling #15-107 is hereby restored to good standing.

November 25, 2016 - Laurel Park
#16-205 Trainer, Miguel Penaloza is fined $25.00 for not having the colors for, “Gemonade”, entered to run in the second race at Laurel Park on November 24, 2016, after receiving a warning on (11/04/2016 ) for the same offense.
THIS IS A VIOLATION OF: [COMAR 09.10.01.09]

November 26, 2016 - Laurel Park
#16-206 Trainer, Jorge Diaz is fined $25.00 for not having the colors for, “Tiger’s Cave”, entered to run in the tenth race at Laurel Park on November 25, 2016, after receiving a warning on (11/24/2016 ) for the same offense.
THIS IS A VIOLATION OF: [COMAR 09.10.01.09]

November 26, 2016 - Laurel Park
#16-207 Trainer, Douglas Nunn is fined $25.00 for not having the colors for, “Lakeview Lady”, entered to run in the eighth race at Laurel Park on November 25, 2016, after receiving a warning on (10/23/2016 ) for the same offense.
THIS IS A VIOLATION OF: [COMAR 09.10.01.09]

November 27, 2016 - Laurel Park
#16-208 Trainer, Ricardo Vega is fined $25.00 for not having the colors for, “Lil’ Smartiepants”, entered to run in the first race at Laurel Park on November 26, 2016, after receiving a warning on (11/25/2016 ) for the same offense.
THIS IS A VIOLATION OF: [COMAR 09.10.01.09]

November 27, 2016 - Laurel Park
#16-209 Trainer, Eduardo Rojas, is fined One Hundred dollars ( $100.00) for, not having the colors for, “Our Sweet Legacy”, entered to run in the first race at Laurel Park on November 26, 2016, after receiving a $100.00 fine on (11/10/2016) for the same offense.
THIS IS A VIOLATION OF: [COMAR 09.10.01.09]

November 27, 2016 - Laurel Park
#16-210 Trainer, Timothy Kreiser, is fined One Hundred dollars ( $100.00) for, not having the colors for, “Sugar Cane Girl”, entered to run in the first race at Laurel Park on November 26, 2016, after receiving a $25.00 fine on (11/16/2016) for the same offense.
THIS IS A VIOLATION OF: [COMAR 09.10.01.09]

November 28, 2016 - Laurel Park
#16-211 Trainer, Clovis Crane is fined $25.00 for not having the colors for, “Divine Kitten”, entered to run in the first race at Laurel Park on November 26, 2016, after receiving a warning on (11/11/2016) for the same offense.
THIS IS A VIOLATION OF: [COMAR 09.10.01.09]