Santa Anita Stewards Fine Gus Headley $1,500: Daily Racing Form 2/5/17

By: Steve Anderson ARCADIA, Calif.- Trainer Gus Headley was fined $1,500 on Jan. 29 for removing a horse from another trainer’s stable and administering medication to the horse, according to a ruling issued by Santa Anita stewards Grant Baker, Scott Chaney, and Kim Sawyer. The incident occurred in April 2016, and involved a horse trained

Miyadi Gets Fine, Suspension for Medication Violation: Daily Racing Form 7/22/16

By: Steve Anderson DEL MAR, Calif. – Trainer Steve Miyadi has been fined $5,000 and suspended 30 days after Run for Retts tested positive for the prohibited substances methamphetamine and amphetamine following the $100,500 Soviet Problem Stakes at Los Alamitos last December. The penalties were part of an agreement between Miyadi and the California Horse

Trainer Avila handed 60-day ban, $10,000 fine: Daily Racing Form 2/27/15

RMTC By Steve Andersen ARCADIA, Calif. - Trainer A.C. Avila has been suspended 60 days and fined $10,000 by the California Horse Racing Board after one of his runners tested in excess of the permitted level of the tranquilizer acepromazine, according to a statement published Friday on the racing board’s website. The racing board reached

California board moves closer to third-party Lasix administration: Daily Racing Form 2/18/15

By Steve Andersen ARCADIA, Calif. – The California Horse Racing Board moved closer to implementing rules for third-party administration of Lasix, voiding claims when a horse bleeds from the nostrils, and amending the criteria for disqualifications when interference occurs during races at its monthly meeting Wednesday. The racing board is expected to authorize third-party administration