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July 2021 Standardbred Rulings - Maryland Racing Commission

July 11, 2021 Ocean Downs
Ruling: OD 21-008
Driver Jason Thompson is fined $150.00 for interference at the 3/4 pole with BO BREEZE while driving COUSIN BRUCIE in the 7th race on July 7th, 2021 at Ocean Downs. COUSIN BRUCIE finished 1st and was placed 2nd. All fines are due within 10 days of ruling. COMAR: 09.10.02.33H (1)(g)

 

July 21, 2021 Ocean Downs
Ruling: OD 21-009
Driver Jason Lynch is fined $100.00 for excessive use of the whip while driving INTELLIGENT AM in the 6th race on July 18th, 2021 at Ocean Downs. All fines are due within 10 days of ruling.
COMAR: 09.10.03.03A(14).

 

July 21, 2021 Ocean Downs
Ruling: OD 21-010
Driver Luke Hanners is fined $100.00 for failing to keep both feet in the stirrups while driving RACING FOR RICK in the 8th race on July 19th, 2021 at Ocean Downs. All fines are due within 10 days of ruling.
COMAR: 09.10.02.33 H(6)

 

July 25, 2021 Ocean Downs
Ruling: OD 21-011
Driver Jared Moyer is fined $200.00 for excessive use of the whip while driving FOILEDBYTHEBEACH, causing visible whip marks, in the 4th race on July 21st, 2021 at Ocean Downs. All fines are due within 10 days of ruling. COMAR: 09.10.3 A (14)

 

July 26, 2021 Ocean Downs
Ruling: OD 21-012
Trainer Luis Collazo is fined $100.00 for being late for Lasix with BEACH BAYAMA on July 25th, 2021 at Ocean Downs. All fines are due within 10 days of ruling. COMAR:09.10.03.08A F(1).(3)(c)

July 28, 2021 Ocean Downs
Ruling: OD 21-013
Trainer Richard Malone Jr., for being the trainer of record on sample #34917 taken from BEAM M W in the 6th race on July 12, 2021 at Ocean Downs, was found to contain the drug Medroxyprogesterone. This is Malone Jr.`s third offense of 2021. Trainer Malone Jr. is fined $2500, and must forfeit all purse monies. Additionally, a 60-day suspension is issued to Malone Jr. from July 19th, 2021 to September 28th, 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 the suspension must be approved by the judges at Ocean Downs or the Maryland Racing Commission. BEAM M W finished 2nd 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. Four Multiple Medication Violation (MMV) point assessed.