Ruis Racing

CHRB Settles with Ruis in '18 Santa Anita Derby Dispute Involving Justify DQ

Three months after a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge ordered the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) to set aside a 2020 stewards' decision and issue a new ruling disqualifying winner Justify from the 2018 GI Santa Anita Derby, a separate settlement has been reached that calls for the CHRB to pay $300,000 to Mick Ruis, the owner of runner-up Bolt d'Oro, and to order a redistribution for the $1-million purse of that stakes. Dick Downey of the Blood-Horse was first to report the settlement on Thursday, citing details made...

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Court Orders Disqualification of Justify's Santa Anita Derby Win

A decision may have finally been reached in the long-standing legal skirmish over the results of the 2018 GI Santa Anita Derby, won by Justify (Scat Daddy), according to a release issued Friday afternoon by the connections of Ruis Racing, who campaigned runner-up Bolt d'Oro (Medaglia d'Oro). Ruis Racing has sought a disqualification of Justify by the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB), as the winner tested positive for scopolamine following the race. After it was revealed in a report that Justify had tested positive for scopolamine, Ruis began that quest...

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Latest Bolt d'Oro Winner Scores for Ruis

2nd-Churchill Downs, $121,905, Msw, 6-19, 2yo, f, 4 1/2f, :52.45, ft, 1 length. BOLTS N RAINBOWS (f, 2, Bolt d'Oro--On Rainbow Bridge {MSW, $333,202}, by Bold Executive) became the sixth winner for her hot-starting freshman sire (by Medaglia d'Oro) Sunday, but first to carry the same green Ruis Racing silks as the 2017 GI Del Mar Futurity and GI FrontRunner S. winner himself. Backed down to 3-1 off an ambitious 10-1 morning-line quote, the homebred broke well, but was out-footed by a few early and sat midpack. She still hadn't...

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