Clark Brewster

Richard’s Boy Achieves Millionaire Status At Remington Park

Richard’s Boy became a millionaire by winning the eighth race at Remington Park on Saturday night. It was jockey Stewart Elliott’s fourth win of the evening. This 7-year-old gelded son of Idiot Proof, out of the Cee’s Tizzy mare Marissa’s Joy, was a near winner in the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint at Del […]

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Richard’s Boy Claimed By Clark Brewster, Slated For Rest And ‘Very Best In Care’

Near-millionaire Richard’s Boy was entered for a $40,000 tag in his most recent start, and a claim was dropped by trainer Steve Asmussen on behalf of owner Clark Brewster. They walked away with the 7-year-old son of Idiot Proof, a winner of nine of his 39 lifetime starts, after the gelding finished last in the […]

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Lab Contamination? Administrative Law Judge Recommends Meth Positive Be Thrown Out In New Jersey

An administrative law judge has recommended to the New Jersey Racing Commission that it reverse a $1,500 fine against Joe Sharp and a $60,000 purse forfeiture from a horse he trains that tested positive for methamphetamine at Monmouth Park in 2017. In making her ruling, Administrative Law Judge Susan M. Scarola said post-race samples from […]

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Follow-Up Department: Scourge Of Bridge Jumpers, Utana Wins At Mountaineer

Utana, a 5-year-old Curlin mare whose puzzling off-the-board performance as the heavy favorite in August led to an investigation by the West Virginia Racing Commission, returned to her winning ways earlier this month at Mountaineer Park. Owned by attorneys Clark Brewster and Barry Ostrager and trained by L. Craig Cox, Utana romped to an 11 […]

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Mountaineer: Poor Performance Of 4-5 Favorite Under Investigation

Sent off as the 4-5 favorite in Wednesday’s eighth race at Mountaineer Park in West Virginia, Clark Brewster and Barry Ostrager’s Utana finished fifth in a field of seven after lugging out badly on the turn. According to thoroughbreddailynews.com, the mare’s performance is under investigation by the West Virginia Racing Commission. There was $26,500 bet on Utana […]

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Navarro, Sharp Fined For Class 1 Drug Violations; ‘Mitigating Circumstances’ Cited

Trainers Jorge Navarro and Joe Sharp recently were fined but not suspended after horses in their care tested positive for Class 1 drugs at Monmouth Park in New Jersey, suggesting stewards were convinced the presence of the substances was due to contamination of drugs widely abused by humans.. Navarro was fined $2,500 after George Cross […]

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Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission Stewards Under Scrutiny For Summary Suspensions

Last week we wrote about a horse being allowed to run in the finals of the April 22 Remington Park Futurity for Quarter horses despite the horse’s owner and trainer being summarily suspended because of what stewards with the Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission deemed a serious drug infraction involving another horse in the trainer’s stable. […]

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Will Rogers Downs Race Under Investigation For ‘Wrong’ Horse Winner

The Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission is investigating the sixth race at Will Rogers Downs on March 20 to confirm whether a wrong horse ran under the name of the winner, Hairy Win Machine. Hairy Win Machine is listed by Equibase as a 3-year-old dark bay or brown Oklahoma-bred colt by Read the Footnotes, bred and […]

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Brewster: Asmussen ‘Cruelly And Unjustifiably Defamed’

It’s time to move on. Finally. Twenty months have passed since People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals released a sensational hidden-camera video that purported to portray Eclipse Award-winning trainer Steve Asmussen’s stable as a callous operation that treated horses as commodities, indiscriminately gave them drugs, and relied on a foul-mouthed assistant who appeared to […]

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Asmussen Sued By U.S. Department Of Labor

For the second time in three years, trainer Steve Asmussen has been sued by the United States Department of Labor for allegedly failing to adhere to the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, namely not paying overtime to hot walkers and grooms who compiled more than 40 hours of work per week at his Churchill Downs […]

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