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April 2021 Standardbred Rulings - Maryland Racing Commission

April 1, 2021 - Rosecroft Raceway
RCR 21-011 Trainer Jonathan Nikodemski for being trainer of record on sample #37494
taken from "DREAMFAIR BOGART" at Rosecroft Raceway on 2-10-2021. Sample was found to contain levamisole (Class 2B Penalty). DREAMFAIR BOGART finished first, is disqualified, placed last and loss of purse. Trainer Jonathan Nikodemski is issued a $500 fine and 4 Multiple Medication Violation points (MMV) All fines are due within 10 days of ruling issuance.
COMAR 09.10.03.04(1)

April 3, 2021 - Rosecroft Raceway
RCR 21-012 Trainer Timmy Offutt is fined $100.00
for being late for Lasix with WHATEVERYOULIKE on March 31st, 2021 at Rosecroft Raceway. All fines are due within 10 days of ruling.
COMAR 09.10.03,08A F(1). (3)(c)

April 14, 2021 - Rosecroft Raceway
RCR 21-013 Driver Justin Vincent is fined $100.00
for excessive use of the whip while driving MOSH PIT in the 6th race on April 11th, 2021 at Rosecroft Raceway. All fines are due within 10 days of ruling.
COMAR 09.10.03.03 A(14)

April 17, 2021 - Rosecroft Raceway
RCR 21-014 Trainer Clyde Oglesby Jr is fined $100.00
for being late for Lasix with SPINWITHME on April 14th, 2021 at Rosecroft Raceway. All fines are due within 10 days of ruling.
COMAR 09.10.03,08A F(1).(3)(c)

April 21, 2021 - Rosecroft Raceway
RCR 21-015 Driver Cole Olsen is fined $150.00
for interference in the stretch with MANATTACK while driving HILARIOUS LOU in the8th race on April 18th, 2021 at Rosecroft Raceway. HILARIOUS LOU interfered and hooked wheels with MANATTACK, impeding his progress. HILARIOUS LOU finished 3rd and was placed 5th. All fines are due within 10 days of ruling.
COMAR 09.10.02.33 H(1)(b).

April 22, 2021 - Rosecroft Raceway
RCR 21-007Brian Callahan being "trainer of record" on blood sample #36981
taken on 2/24/21 from "MITTANY NICOLE" was found to contain a Total Carbon Dioxide (TCO2) concentration of 42.1+/- 0.89 mmol/L. This is Mr. Callahan's second TCO2 offence within 16 months. Therefore, a penalty of $1000 fine and 60-day suspension from training has been issued. (5/13/2021 — 7/11/2021). During this suspension, he and all horses trained by him are barred from the grounds, under the jurisdiction of the Maryland Racing Commission. Any transfer of horses during this suspension must be approved by the Judges at Rosecroft Raceway or MRC. "MITTANY NICOLE" is barred from racing for 30 days (5/13/2021 - 6/11/2021) before being eligible to race. "MITTANY NICOLE" finished 3rd and was disqualified, placed 9th. All purse monies must be returned within 72 hours of the ruling.
COMAR 09.10.02 Addendum A11 MMV 4pts

April 25, 2021 - Rosecroft Raceway
RCR 21-016 Jason Walters for being trainer of record on the mare “TANZANITE LOVE”
in the 8th race at Rosecroft Raceway on April 21, 2021 did willfully fail to make the mare "TANZANITE LOVE" available for blood test sampling; Failure to allow or cooperate in the taking of a sample, or any act or threat to impede, prevent, or otherwise interfere with the taking of a sample, constitutes a violation of the Commission`s laws and regulations and subjects the licensee to other sanctions. Jason Walters has been issued a $2,500 fine, training suspension of 90 days (4/26/2021-7/24/2021) and the mare “TANZANITE LOVE" shall be placed on the steward`s list for 180 days (4/26/2021-10/22/2021). During this suspension, he and all horses trained by him are barred from the grounds, under the jurisdiction of the Maryland Racing Commission. Any transfer of horses during this suspension must be approved by the Judges at Rosecroft Raceway or MRC.
COMAR09.10.03.10(6) (P)
COMAR 09.10.03.10(6) (Q)
COMAR 09.10.03
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