Amador Sanchez

Weekly Rulings: Apr. 24-30

Every week, the TDN posts a round-up of the relevant Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act (HISA) related rulings from around the country. Among this week's rulings, trainer Efren Loza, Jr. has been banned 18-months and fined $12,500 after his trainee, Mexicoffee, tested positive post-race for clenbuterol after finishing second at Gulfstream Park on Feb. 14. Loza's suspension began Apr. 17 and lasts until Oct. 16, 2025. Clenbuterol, a banned substance under HISA, is a bronchodilator with a checkered history in both human and equine sports due to its anabolic properties--in...

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Weekly Stewards and Commissions Rulings: Jan. 9 – 15

   Every week, the TDN posts a roundup of the relevant Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act (HISA) related rulings from around the country.   NEW HISA/HIWU STEWARDS RULINGS The following rulings were reported on HISA's "rulings" portal and through the Horseracing Integrity and Welfare Unit's (HIWU) "pending" and "resolved" cases portals.   Resolved ADMC Violations   Date: 11/25/2023 Licensee: Jesus Romero, trainer Penalty: Disqualification of Covered Horse's Race results, including forfeiture of all purses and other compensation, prizes, trophies, points, and rankings and repayment or surrender (as applicable); a fine...

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Super Corinto Added To Dubai World Cup Field

Jet Set Racing Stable's Chilean Group 1 winner Super Corinto (Arg) (Super Saver), originally among a bulky field entered for the G2 Godolphin Mile at Meydan Mar. 25, will instead run in the $12-million G1 Dubai World Cup, it was announced Friday. Trained by Amador Sanchez, the Southern Hemisphere 4-year-old colt began his career at Monterrico Racetrack in Peru, winning three of his four starts, before finishing second to O'Connor (Chi) (Boboman) in the G1 Longines Gran Premio Latinoamericano at Hipodromo Chile last Apr. 2. A 1 1/4-length winner of...

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Weekly Stewards & Commissions Rulings: Feb. 1-7

Weekly Stewards and Commissions Rulings, Feb. 1 - Feb. 7    Every week, the TDN publishes a roundup of key official rulings from the primary tracks within the four major racing jurisdictions of California, New York, Florida and Kentucky.  Here's a primer on how each of these jurisdictions adjudicates different offenses, what they make public (or not) and where. California Track: Santa Anita Date: 02/06/2022 Licensee: Edwin Maldonado, jockey Penalty: $750 Violation: Excessive use of the whip Explainer: Jockey Edwin Maldonado is fined $750.00 for violation of California Horse Racing Board rule...

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Coolmore Mourns Loss of Amador Sanchez

Amador Sanchez, a 10-year employee of Coolmore's Ashford Stud, passed away unexpectedly Aug. 8. Sanchez was one of the head stallion handlers at the Versailles nursery. "We are devastated by this loss," the farm said in a statement. "He was an incredibly talented horseman, he has been a valued member of our team since 2011, and we know that he will be missed by all of his colleagues." Sanchez leaves behind his wife, Karla, and four children: Amador (18), Kerry (15), Jamie (13)and Lucas (9). Ashford has set up a...

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