After the Hollywood Park Board of Stewards charged him with conduct detrimental to horse racing – no small feat unto itself – Rizzo found himself without his horse-owner’s permit.
From The Orange County Register:
Huntington Beach resident and former Bell city manager Robert Rizzo, who is facing 53 counts of misappropriating public funds, had his horse-racing owner’s license suspended by the Hollywood Park board of stewards.
Stewards Kim Sawyer, Scott Chaney and Tom Ward issued the two-paragraph statement after Rizzo failed to appear at a hearing on Saturday to respond to charges of conduct detrimental to horse racing, the Daily Racing Form reported on its Website.
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