Four Trainers Denied Stud Book Privileges

The Jockey Club announced that four trainers will be denied all privileges of The American Stud Book for periods ranging from one year to six years, effective Jan. 1, 2014.

The denials, under Rule 19 of the Principal Rules and Requirements of The American Stud Book, are due to medication infractions. They include the privilege of registering foals, in addition to the denial of privileges of any registration process for any Thoroughbred.

Those denied the privileges and the basis for the denials are:

Kim C. Veerhusen will be denied privileges for six years for violating applicable racing authority statutes, rules or regulations relating to horses on three or more occasions in a 365-day period. Infractions involved prohibited or restricted drugs, medications, or substances, and for violating applicable racing authority statutes, rules, or regulations relating to substances that have been classified by the Association of Racing Commissioners International as Class 1 or Class 2. The violations occurred at Fonner Park and Horsemen's Park in Nebraska in 2012.

Lamont Keith Charles will be denied privileges for five years for violating applicable racing authority statutes, rules, or regulations relating to substances that have been classified by the RCI as Class 1 or Class 2. That violation occurred at Harrah's Louisiana Downs in 2012.

Eddie Clouston will be denied privileges for one year for violating applicable racing authority statutes, rules or regulations relating to horses on three or more occasions in a 365-day period involving prohibited or restricted drugs, medications or substances. Those violations occurred at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort in 2011 and 2012.

Freddy Dewaine Loy will be denied privileges for one year for violating applicable racing authority statutes, rules or regulations relating to horses on three or more occasions in a 365-day period involving prohibited or restricted drugs, medications or substances. Those violations occurred at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots and Louisiana Downs in 2011 and 2012.

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