Gerald Brooks

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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Weekly Rulings – Apr. 26 – May 2

Apr. 26 - May 2    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: 05/01/2022 Licensee: Victor Espinoza, jockey Penalty: $1,500 fine Violation: Excessive use of the whip Explainer: Jockey Victor Espinoza is fined $1,500 for violation of California Horse Racing Board rule...

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