The Jockey Club Denies Stud Book Privileges to Four: Blood-Horse 4/19/17

By: BloodHorse Staff

The Jockey Club announced one trainer has been denied all privileges of The American Stud Book for 10 years and three other trainers have been denied the same privileges for one or two years. All actions became effective Jan. 1 of this year.

The denials of privileges include the privilege of registering foals and the privileges of any registration process for any Thoroughbred. The denials of privileges are pursuant to Rule 19 of the Principal Rules and Requirements of The American Stud Book.

Roy Sedlacek was denied privileges for 10 years after he was determined to have violated, on two occasions, a racing statute, rule or regulation relating to prohibited or restricted drugs, medications or substances in a Thoroughbred. The violations occurred at Belmont Park on Oct. 11, 2015 and Oct. 18, 2015, and they involved prohibited or restricted drugs, medications or substances that have been classified by the Association of Racing Commissioners International as Class 1.

Ramon R. Preciado was denied privileges for two years after he was determined to have violated on four occasions a racing statute, rule or regulation relating to prohibited or restricted drugs, medications or substances in a Thoroughbred on four occasions within a 365-day period. The violations occurred at Parx Racing on Feb. 23, 2015 (two), and at Delaware Park on Aug. 26, 2015 and Sept.12, 2015.

Marcus J. Vitali was denied privileges for two years after he was determined to have violated on seven occasions a racing statute, rule or regulation relating to prohibited or restricted drugs, medications or substances in a Thoroughbred on seven occasions within a 365-day period. The violations all occurred at Gulfstream Park West (formerly known as Calder Race Course) on Nov. 29, 2014; March 28, 2015; March 29, 2015; and April 3, 2015 (four violations).

Juan Carlos Vazquez was denied privileges for one year after he was determined to have violated on four occasions a racing statute, rule or regulation relating to prohibited or restricted drugs, medications or substances in a Thoroughbred on four occasions within a 365-day period. The violations occurred at Delaware Park on July 9, 2014, at Penn National on Oct. 23, 2014, at Penn National on March 25, 2015, and at Delaware Park on May 18, 2015.

The entire text of Rule 19 can be found here