More harness madness…
Meadows, Aug 25: “Jeremy Indof used his whip [on] Annapolis Hanover after crossing the finish line. Mr. Indof is fined $200.”
Hoosier, Sep 1: “While driving Toxic Rock, driver Michael Oosting did welt the horse. Mr. Oosting is fined $200.” And: “The penalty was mitigated because Mr. Oosting was within the IHRC whipping guidelines.”
Running Aces, Sep 3: “Todd Warren did leave undesirable marks on Fox Valley Britzka. This is Mr. Warren’s 1st Violation of this rule in Minnesota in 2023.” Fined $250.
And, of course, under “Minor Penalties”:
Monticello, Aug 30: Fernand Paquet fined $100 for “kicking a horse.”