Stewards Complete Rulings in Ruthred and Luce Cases, Daily Racing Form, 1951-05-23


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Stewards Complete Rulings In Ruth red and Luce Cases WASHINGTON PARK, Homewood, HI., May 22. — The Lincoln Fields stewards, who yesterday announced the suspensions of trainer Charles A. Grande and jockey Sam Luce, today issued full rulings in each case and the additional suspension of groom Lawrence Broussard, employed by Grande. The latter is the trainer of Ruth-red, a urinalysis of whom disclosed the presence of amphetamine. The ruling follows: "On the report of the chemist representing the Illinois Racing Board, the urine test of the horse, Ruthred, winner of the sixth race on May 19, 1951, disclosed the presence of a- drug of the nature of amphetamine, called ephodrine, a stimulant. Pursuant to Section, 13, Paragraph 9, rules of racing of the Illinois -* Racing Board, trainer Charles A. Grande, with all horses owner or trained by him, are suspended, and groom Lawrence Broussard, employed by him, is also suspended, and their cases are referred to the Hlinois_ Racing Board for further action. The ~purse won by Ruthred is hereby forfeited arid shall be redistributed as follows: Mais Boy, first money; Graham, second money; Stop Gap, third money; Andy B. W., fourth money. "The betting on the race is in no way fected. "Jockey Sam Luce is hereby suspended for the balance of the meeting with recommendation to the Illinois Racing Board that his license be revoked for having a battery in his possession. Section 13, Paragraph 7, of the rules and regulations of horse racing in the State of Illinois."

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