Jason Servis

New York State Gaming Commission Suspends 11 Licensees Named In Federal Case

The New York State Gaming Commission has suspended 11 licensees named in Monday’s federal indictment for drug adulteration and other charges related to horse doping. Scott Mangini, Henry Argueta, Dr. Alexander Chan, Rick Dane Jr., Jorge Navarro, Christopher Oakes, Dr. Kristian Rhein, Nicholas Surick, Jason Servis, Michael Tannuzzo, and Conor Flynn were suspended effective immediately […]

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ARCI’s Martin: ‘Nobody Needed A Federal Bill’ To Secure Horse Racing Indictments

The indictments and arrests this week of trainers, veterinarians and others on charges of operating a massive, multi-state horse racing doping network deliberately designed to avert detection from racing, veterinary, and pharmacology regulatory agencies as well as federal authorities is not a negative for the racing industry, but testimony to the fact that the system […]

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Irwin: States, Nearly All Horse Racing Institutions Lack Will To Clean Up Sport

Monday’s initiative to go after cheaters in horse racing starkly portrays the dilemma our industry faces. The initiative taken by the Justice Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation was a victory for jurisprudence and a failure of every state in America, its regulators, racing boards, investigators, Thoroughbred racetracks and rank-and-file members of racing who […]

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Updated: Maximum Security To Baffert: West Calls Servis News ‘Extremely Disturbing And Disappointing’

Maximum Security, recent winner of the $20-million Saudi Cup, will be transferred to the barn of Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert. Gary West, co-breeder and co-owner of the 2019 Eclipse Award champion 3-year-old male, announced the change early Tuesday morning in a statement following Monday’s federal indictment of 27 individuals, including trainer Jason Servis, […]

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Indicted Trainers See Horses Scratched; CHRB Launches Own Investigation

Following the shocking federal indictment Monday of 27 individuals, including several trainers, on charges related to performance-enhancing drugs in racing, racetrack and commission officials are beginning to mount a response. Four horses from the barn of Marcos Zulueta who were entered at Parx on Monday were scratched; at least three of the scratches coming after […]

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‘Good Day For Those Who Try To Play By The Rules’: Horse Racing Industry Reacts To Federal Indictments

Trainers, horseplayers and others in the Thoroughbred racing industry took to social media or issued statements Monday  regarding the indictments released by the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. Trainers Jorge Navarro and Jason Servis are among 27 people indicted on federal charges that include mislabeling or misbranding blocking agents, masking agents, […]

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Navarro, Servis Among 27 Indicted On Federal Charges Related To Performance-Enhancing Drugs

Trainers Jorge Navarro and Jason Servis are among 27 people indicted on federal charges in connection with the use of performance-enhancing drugs on racehorses, according to indictments released Monday by the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. Alongside Navarro and Servis, several assistant trainers, veterinarians, pharmacists and drug distributors are also named […]

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‘It Was Amazing’: Luis Saez Celebrates Saudi Win, Looks Ahead To Agent Transition

Fresh off a victory in the richest race in Thoroughbred history, jockey Luis Saez returned to his South Florida roots Wednesday, After riding Maximum Security to an historic triumph in the $20-million Saudi Cup Saturday in Saudi Arabia, it was business as usual for Saez, who accepted seven mounts on Wednesday’s program at Gulfstream Park. […]

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Maximum Security’s Saudi Effort Leads NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll

As he forged his way to the front in the $20 million Saudi Cup on February 29, Maximum Security left no doubt who the most superior handicap horse on the day was. The results of this week’s National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top Thoroughbred Poll further confirmed the son of New Year’s Day as the […]

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