HANA Survey - Trainer Suspended for Altering Horse's Paperwork After the Fact

According to a story at the Daily racing Form, Trainer Paul Aguirre has been fined $2,000 and suspended five days in a stipulated agreement with the California Horse Racing Board after admitting to altering the registration papers of a horse who won a race in which he was not eligible last summer.

Read more at the link.


Please select the one option that most accurately reflects your opinion about each of the following statements:

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* 1. Changing a horse's paperwork after the fact to make an ineligible horse look like it was eligible to be in a race that it won:

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* 2. The $2k fine and 5 day suspension handed down by the CHRB:

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* 3. The appropriate penalty for this type of offense is:

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* 4. What took them so long? The horse won the race in question on June 10, 2011. The stipulated agreement between the CHRB and the trainer states that the fine must be paid no later than Wednesday February 22, 2012.

Taking eight months to settle this matter indicates:

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* 5. Please feel free to type in any comments you may have:

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