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January 2018 Thoroughbred Rulings - Maryland Racing Commission

January 15, 2018 - Laurel Park
#18-001 Assistant Starter, Robert S. Daniels, is fined $25.00
for smoking under a shed row at Laurel Park on January 3, 2018.
[Violation under COMAR 09.10.04.18 Smoking.]

January 15, 2018 - Laurel Park
#18-002 Trainer, Scott Fairlie is fined twenty-five dollars ($25.00)
for not having the colors for “Off Road”, entered to run in the ninth race at Laurel Park on January 14, 2018, after receiving a warning on (01/13/2018 ) for the same offense.
THIS IS A VIOLATION OF: [COMAR 09.10.01.09]

January 17, 2018 - Laurel Park
#18-003 Trainer, Scott Fairlie is fined one hundred dollars ($100.00)
for not having the colors for
Bad Nana”, entered to run in the third race at Laurel Park on January 15, 2018, after receiving a fine on (01/14/2018 ) for the same offense.
THIS IS A VIOLATION OF: [COMAR 09.10.01.09]

January 21, 2018 - Laurel Park
#18-004 Trainer, Jamie Ness is fined twenty-five dollars ($25.00)
for not having the colors for “The Great Casby”, entered to run in the second race at Laurel Park on January 20, 2018, after receiving a warning on (01/08/2018 ) for the same offense.
THIS IS A VIOLATION OF: [COMAR 09.10.01.09]

January 27, 2018 - Laurel Park
#18-005 Trainer, Rodolfo Sanchez-Salomon, is fined Two Hundred dollars ($200.00)
for being the aggressor in a physical altercation on the grounds of Laurel Park, which is under the jurisdiction of the Maryland Racing Commission. Mr. Sanchez-Salomon is also suspended for a period of thirty (30) days. This suspension however, is stayed under the provision, he not be involved in another altercation for a period of 365 days from the date of this ruling.
COMAR 09.10.03.03 A ; 09.10.01.45 V (4) (a) & (b)

January 27, 2018 - Laurel Park
#18-006 Assistant Trainer, Joanne Shankle, is fined One Hundred dollars ($100.00)
for being involved in a physical altercation on the grounds of Laurel Park, which is under the jurisdiction of the Maryland Racing Commission. Ms. Shankle is also suspended for a period of thirty (30) days. This suspension however, is stayed under the provision, she not be involved in another altercation for a period of 365 days from the date of this ruling.
COMAR 09.10.03.03 A ; 09.10.01.45 V (4) (a) & (b)

January 27, 2018 - Laurel Park
#18-007 Owner, Emilio Ortega, is fined One Hundred dollars ($100.00)
for being involved in a physical altercation on the grounds of Laurel Park, which is under the jurisdiction of the Maryland Racing Commission. Mr. Ortega is also suspended for a period of thirty (30) days. This suspension however, is stayed under the provision, he not be involved in another altercation for a period of 365 days from the date of this ruling.
COMAR 09.10.03.03 A ; 09.10.01.45 V (4) (a) & (b)

January 27, 2018 - Laurel Park
#18-008 Owner, Carmen Baltazar, is fined One Hundred dollars ($100.00)
for being involved in a physical altercation on the grounds of Laurel Park, which is under the jurisdiction of the Maryland Racing Commission. Ms. Baltazar is also suspended for a period of thirty (30) days. This suspension however, is stayed under the provision, she not be involved in another altercation for a period of 365 days from the date of this ruling.
COMAR 09.10.03.03 A ; 09.10.01.45 V (4) (a) & (b)

January 27, 2018 - Laurel Park
#18-009 Owner, Joel Maldonado, is fined Two Hundred dollars ($200.00)
for being the aggressor in a physical altercation on the grounds of Laurel Park, which is under the jurisdiction of the Maryland Racing Commission. Mr. Maldonado is also suspended for a period of thirty (30) days. This suspension however, is stayed under the provision, he not be involved in another altercation for a period of 365 days from the date of this ruling.
COMAR 09.10.03.03 A ; 09.10.01.45 V (4) (a) & (b)

January 27, 2018 - Laurel Park
#18-010 Trainer, Wayne Potts, is fined Four Hundred dollars ($400.00)
for having two unlicensed individuals in his employment.
COMAR 09.10.01.57 S

January 27, 2018 - Laurel Park
#18-011 Trainer, Jamie Ness is fined one hundred dollars ($100.00)
for not having the colors for
Parched Ghost”, entered to run in the third race at Laurel Park on January 26, 2018,
after receiving a fine on (01/21/2018) for the same offense.
THIS IS A VIOLATION OF: [COMAR 09.10.01.09]