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December 2018 Standardbred Rulings - Maryland Racing Commission

December 2, 2018 - Rosecroft Raceway
RCR 039-18 Driver Frank Milby is fined $200
(2nd Offense) for failing to keep both feet in the stirrups, in the stretch, while driving ROCK KING DEO in the 5th race on 12/2/2018 at Rosecroft Raceway.
COMAR 09.10.02.33 H(6)

December 9, 2018 - Rosecroft Raceway
RCR 040-18 Trainer Luis Collazo is fined $50
for bringing Q ROCK late to the paddock for the 3rd race on 12/9/2018 at Rosecroft Raceway.
COMAR 09.10.02.26 B(1)(a)

December 9, 2018 - Rosecroft Raceway
RCR 041-18 Driver Jonathan Roberts is fined $100
for excessive leaning back in the sulky (CAR 11) while driving A MAJOR IMPULSE in the 11th race on 12/9/18 at Rosecroft Raceway.
COMAR:09.10.02.41C

December 15, 2018 - Rosecroft Raceway
RCR 042-18 Phillip Mitchel, for being "trainer of record" on sample #25821 taken on 12/2/18 from the gelding ALL THE COOKIES
for the 9th race at Rosecroft Raceway, and as the sample was found to contain a total carbon dioxide (TCO2) concentration of 41.1 mmol/ml (+/-) 1.8 mmol/ml Mr. Mitchell is fined $2,500 and suspended from training for 90 days (12/12/18-3/11/19). During this suspension he and all horses trained by him are barred from all grounds under the jurisdiction of the Maryland Racing Commission. Any transfer of horses during this suspension must be approved by the judges at Rosecroft Raceway or the Maryland Racing Commission. ALL THE COOKIES finished 3rd but is disqualified and placed 9th. All purse monies to be returned within 72 hours of the issuance of this ruling. ALL THE COOKIES is also barred from racing for 30 days and must re-qualify before being eligible to enter a race.
COMAR: 09.10.02 Addendum A-11 and Notification February 18, 2018.

December 16, 2018 - Rosecroft Raceway
RCR 043-18 Driver Jason Green is suspended from driving for 3 days
(12/19/18-12/21/18) for interference (INT 1) before the 1/2 while driving DBS ROSCO in the 13th race on 12/5/18 at Rosecroft Raceway. DBS ROSCO finished 1st but was placed 4th.
COMAR: 09.10.02.33 H(1)(a)

December 17, 2018 - Rosecroft Raceway
RCR 044-18 Brian Fisher, for being "trainer of record" on blood sample #25825 taken on 12/5/18 from the filly COLD N CHILLY
for the 3rd race at Rosecroft Raceway and as the sample was found to contain a total Carbon Dioxide (TCO2) concentration of 39.6 mmol/ml (+/-) 0.8 mmol/ml Mr. Fisher is fined $2,500 and suspended from training for 90 days (12/17/18-3/16/19). During this suspension he and all horses trained by him are barred from all grounds under the jurisdiction of the Maryland Racing Commission. Any transfer of horses during this suspension must be approved by the Judges at Rosecroft Raceway or the Maryland Racing Commission. COLD N CHILLY finished 1st but is disqualified and placed 9th. All purse monies to be returned within 72 hours of the issuance of this ruling. COLD N CHILLY is also barred from racing for 30 days and must re-qualify before being eligible to enter a race.
COMAR: 09.10.02 Addendum A-11, notification February 18, 2018.

December 17, 2018 - Rosecroft Raceway
RCR 045-18 Brian Fisher, for being "trainer of record" on blood sample #25828 taken on 12/5/18 from the mare MOTEL MOLLY
for the 6th race at Rosecroft Raceway and as the sample was found to contain a total Carbon Dioxide (TCO2) concentration of 41.4 mmol/ml (+/-) 0.8 mmol/ml. In conjunction with his suspension on RCR 044-18, he and all horses trained by him are barred from all grounds under the jurisdiction of the Maryland Racing Commission. Any transfer of horses during this suspension must be approved by the Judges at Rosecroft Raceway or the Maryland Racing Commission. MOTEL MOLLY finished 4th but is disqualified and placed 9th. All purse monies to be returned within 72 hours of the issuance of this ruling. MOTEL MOLLY is also barred from racing for 30 days and must re-qualify before being eligible to enter a race.
COMAR: 09.10.02 Addendum A-11, notification February 18, 2018.