SUMMARY OF CHRB ACTIONS AND DISCUSSIONS 4-18-19: California Horse Racing Board 4/19/19

By: CHRB ARCADIA, CA – The California Horse Racing Board conducted its regular meeting Thursday, April 18, at Santa Anita Park. Chairman Chuck Winner presided. Vice Chair Madeline Auerbach and Commissioners Dennis Alfieri, Fred Maas, Araceli Ruano, and Alex Solis also were in attendance. The audio of this entire Board meeting is available on the

Gargan suspended, fined for Bute overage: Daily Racing Form 12/6/17

By: David Grening Danny Gargan will serve a seven-day suspension and must pay a $1,000 fine after a horse he trained who won at Aqueduct last December had an overage of the medication medication Phenylbutazone (Bute) in his system. Gargan was initially suspended 10 days but the penalty, issued him by the New York Gaming

Anti-inflammatory positives for Weir, Morrish: Racing.Com 08/28/17

By: Andrew Eddy Australia's leading trainer Darren Weir and fellow Ballarat trainer Simon Morrish could face charges relating to positives for anti-inflammatories. Racing Victoria stewards on Monday announced it had received a report from Racing Analytical Services Limited confirming a positive swab has been provided by the Darren Weir-trained horse, Air Guitar at the Burrumbeet Racecourse

Changes Imminent for Medication Penalties: CHRB.CA.Gov 12/02/16

By: CHRB News Release SACRAMENTO – The California Horse Racing Board is reminding licensees that penalties for medication violations will change January 1, 2017. The more consequential revisions to CHRB Rule 1843.3 are as follows: • Language has been added to clarify that aggravating factors allow the Board to increase penalties above the maximum for

Gulfstream Trainers Suspended for Medication Violations:Daily Racing Form 11/17/16

By: Mike Welsch HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. – Trainer Marcial Navarro has been suspended a total of 60 days and trainer Bruno Tessore for 10 days for medication violations, according to rulings issued by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation earlier this week. The rulings became effective as of Nov. 11. The rulings against

Ziadie Granted Stay of Six-Year Suspension: Daily Racing Form 4/27/16

By: Matt Hegarty Trainer Kirk Ziadie has received a stay of a six-year suspension handed down in December by the Florida Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering, his attorney said on Wednesday. A Florida appellate court granted the stay on April 21, according to Brad Beilly, Ziadie’s attorney. The stay will likely remain in place until the

Dream Dance DQ’d From Golden Rod Third: The Blood-Horse 1/26/16

By: Ron Mitchell Stoneway Farm's Dream Dance has been disqualified from her third-place finish in the 2015 Golden Rod Stakes (gr. II) at Churchill Downs and disciplinary action has been taken against her trainer and veterinarian after she tested positive for an overage of phenylbutazone. According to recent rulings by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission,