Northern California Trainer Rogers Suspended

California trainer Allen E. Rogers was suspended by Bay Meadows stewards after a horse in his care tested in excess of the specified level for the 2-(1-hydroxyethyl) promazine, a Class 3 violation.

Swen finished third in the third race at Bay Meadows on August 7, 2003. The stewards disqualified Swen and ordered the purse redistributed for the race.

In accordance with a stipulated agreement with the California Horse Racing Board, Rogers was issued a 60-day suspension and $3,000 fine, with 30 days of the suspension and $1,500 of the fine stayed for one year conditioned on one year of probation. Rogers is denied access to all facilities within the CHRB’s jurisdiction during the suspension, which runs from Dec. 19 through Jan. 17.

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