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  • What kind of miscreants are running the show over there?

    I'm sure there are plenty of good and honest trainers and horsemen and vets and they certainly deserve not to be in a place that has become an utter embarassment to racing. Actually, this is worse than an embarassment. It's nauseating.



    Trainer does THIIS to a horse, and only gets a 45 day suspension and $500 fine? And is still allowed to keep a stable there?

    It's beyond belief. How this horse suffered. For quite a while too.

    "Rodriguez's suspension is scheduled to begin Jan. 1 and run through Feb. 14. Penn National will be closed for the first two days of his suspension, and run four nights per week after that.

    “The Commission will not undertake additional actions,” Chuckas said.


    https://www.paulickreport.com/news/t...pc51Kc.twitter

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    • Originally posted by WinterTriangle View Post
      What kind of miscreants are running the show over there?

      I'm sure there are plenty of good and honest trainers and horsemen and vets and they certainly deserve not to be in a place that has become an utter embarassment to racing. Actually, this is worse than an embarassment. It's nauseating.



      Trainer does THIIS to a horse, and only gets a 45 day suspension and $500 fine? And is still allowed to keep a stable there?

      It's beyond belief. How this horse suffered. For quite a while too.

      "Rodriguez's suspension is scheduled to begin Jan. 1 and run through Feb. 14. Penn National will be closed for the first two days of his suspension, and run four nights per week after that.

      “The Commission will not undertake additional actions,” Chuckas said.


      https://www.paulickreport.com/news/t...pc51Kc.twitter
      I tend to bite my tongue on the PA situation, but this story ticked me off, too.

      Maggi Moss, who I don't always agree with, but is generally a vocal advocate for our industry, made a call on social media for horsemen and bettors to boycott PA after this.

      We need a nationwide governing body for the industry ASAP.
      Don't fall for a girl who fell for a horse just to be number two in her world... ~EFO

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      • Originally posted by Texarkana View Post

        I tend to bite my tongue on the PA situation, but this story ticked me off, too.

        Maggi Moss, who I don't always agree with, but is generally a vocal advocate for our industry, made a call on social media for horsemen and bettors to boycott PA after this.

        We need a nationwide governing body for the industry ASAP.

        I apologize to anyone who I may have offended, but yeah, this was pretty gut-wrenching, Some things are political and I avoid those types of hit pieces..... but this particular incident really bothered me. A good business model includes caring about the horses and this incident doesn't display that and shouldn't be "part of our sport.". .

        Ms. Moss has spoken out about certain events at Penn Nat before because it gives racing a bad perception out there.

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