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August 2021 Standardbred Rulings - Maryland Racing Commission

August 1, 2021 Ocean Downs
Ruling: OD 21-014
Trainer Mathew Aubin is fined $100.00 for being late for Lasix with HYPOTHETICAL on July 28th, 2021 at Ocean Downs. All fines are due within 10 days of ruling. COMAR:09.10.03,08A F(1).(3)(c)

 

August 8, 2021 Ocean Downs
Ruling: OD 21-015
Driver Justin Vincent is fined $150.00 for interference with LADY JOSEPHINE while driving TOOTSY ROLLS QUICK in the 5th race on August 4th, 2021 at Ocean Downs. TOOTSY ROLLS QUICK hooked wheels with LADY JOSEPHINE in the stretch, causing interference. All fines are due within 10 days of ruling. COMAR: 09.10.02.33 H(1)(b).

 

August 8, 2021 Ocean Downs
Ruling: OD 21-016
Trainer Richard Malone Jr., for being the trainer of record on sample #34967 taken from BEAM M W in the 11th race on July 19th, 2021 at Ocean Downs, was found to contain the drug Medroxyprogesterone. This is Malone Jr.`s second positive offense of 2021 with Medroxyprogesterone with BEAM M W. Trainer Malone Jr. must forfeit all purse monies, and BEAM M W finished 1st and was placed last. All purse monies must be returned within 72 hours of this issuance. COMAR: 09.10.03.04B.

 

August 9, 2021 Ocean Downs
Ruling: OD 21-017
Trainer Thomas Meilhammer, for being the trainer of record on sample #34963 taken from JUST FAYE in the 8th race on July 19th, 2021 at Ocean Downs, was found to contain the drug Flunixin, at a concentration of 11.6 ng/ml. Trainer Meilhammer is fined $500.00, and must forfeit all purse monies. JUST FAYE finished 1st and was placed last. All fines are due within 10 days of ruling, and all purse monies must be returned within 72 hours of this issuance. COMAR:
09.10.03.04B.

August 11, 2021 Ocean Downs
Ruling: OD 21-018
Driver Jason Thompson is fined $150.00 for causing interference (carrying a horse out) in the stretch while driving HYPNOTIC RAIDER in the 1st race on August 9th, 2021 at Ocean Downs. HYPNOTIC RAIDER finished 1st and was placed 2nd. All fines are due within 10 days of ruling. COMAR: 09.10.02.33 H(1)(i)

 

August 16, 2021 Ocean Downs
Ruling: OD 21-019
Driver Justin Parker is suspended from driving (August 16th, 2021 through August 18th, 2021) for interference after the ¾ pole with T`S ELECTRIC while driving HYPOTHETICAL in the 8th race on August 15th, 2021 at Ocean Downs. HYPOTHETICAL finished 5th and was placed 6th. COMAR: 09.10.02.33H(1)(g)

August 18, 2021 Ocean Downs
Ruling: OD 21-020
Trainer Richard Malone Jr., for being the trainer of record on sample #35043 taken from BEAM M W in the 8th race on July 26th, 2021 at Ocean Downs, was found to contain the drug Medroxyprogesterone. This is Richard Malone Jr.`s third offense of 2021 with Medroxyprogesterone with BEAM M W. Trainer Richard Malone Jr. will be issued an 120 day suspension from September 29th, 2021 to January 26th, 2022. This suspension to be served consecutively after his suspension is completed from July 19th, 2021 to September 28th, 2021 from a previous offense. 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 the suspension must be approved by the judges at Ocean Downs or the Maryland Racing Commission. BEAM M W finished 1st and was placed last. All purse monies must be returned within 72 hours of this issuance. COMAR: 09.10.03.04B. Four Multiple Medication Violation (MMV) point

 

August 25, 2021 Ocean Downs
Ruling: OD 21-021
Trainer Michael Hall is fined $100.00 for being late for Lasix with RACING FOR RICK on August 23rd, 2021 at Ocean Downs. All fines are due within 10 days of ruling. COMAR:09.10.03,08A F(1).(3)(c)

 

August 25, 2021 Ocean Downs
Ruling: OD 21-022
Driver Luke Hanners is fined $300.00 ($50.00 per drive) for failure to drive when programmed on ALESSANDRA HANOVER (race one), CATALYST (race two), IM A DIRECTOR N (race four),
CAN’T BEACH THAT (race seven), EAGLE POINT (race eleven), and CC BIG BOY SAM (race twelve) on August 22nd, 2021 at Ocean Downs. All fines are due within 10 days of ruling. COMAR: 09.10.02.41C

 

 

August 25, 2021 Ocean Downs
Ruling: OD 21-023
Driver Barton Dalious is fined $100.00 ($50.00 per drive) for failure to drive when programmed on ALEXA PLAY (race one) and AIN`T GOT A HOME (race two) on August 23rd, 2021 at Ocean Downs. All fines are due within 10 days of ruling. COMAR: 09.10.02.41C

 

 

August 29, 2021 Ocean Downs
Ruling: OD 21-024
Trainer David Rearic is fined $100.00 for conduct of a disorderly nature (failure to stop at check-in stable gate) on August 25th, 2021 at Ocean Downs. All fines are due within 10 days of ruling. COMAR: 09.10.03.02. (9)