A three-year suspension and $15,000 fine imposed upon trainer Mike Norris for multiple drug violations in Indiana last year have been upheld by an administrative law judge.
The California Horse Racing Board has suspended trainer Genaro Vallejo for 180 days and fined him $5,000 after a horse under his care tested positive for the Class 3 medication Promazine, a metabolite of Acepromazine.
The Breeders' Cup has revised its "Convicted Trainer Rule" and will impose a minimum one-year suspension from the World Championships on any trainer with a Class 2, Category A, violation during the preceding 12 months.
The Indiana Horse Racing Commission has initiated an administrative action against trainer Tom Amoss that could result in a 60-day suspension and $5,000 fine.
Trainer Tom Amoss has been fined $2,500 by stewards in Kentucky after being found in violation of a Class C medication offense three times within a 365-day period.
Stewards at Ellis Park have suspended trainer James E. Mattingly for 90 days after a horse he trained tested positive for two prohibited substances and he was found in possession of syringes and hypodermic needles.
An appeals court in California has rejected a request from trainer Jeff Mullins that it overturn a lower court's ruling in favor of the California Horse Racing Board in connection with a suspension levied the trainer in 2008.
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