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Commentary: Anabolic Steroids And Lasix – More Similarities Than You May Think

I believe that for many horsemen, administering performance-enhancing drugs to our horses — if they can get away with it — is based on the sad fact of trying to stay competitive at all cost. For those of you who have already begun to do a slow burn just reading this — stay with me. […]

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Tweets Indicate Rick Dutrow Will Be Racing Consultant For New Saudi Owner

Just under six years into his ten-year suspension in New York, longtime trainer Rick Dutrow is reportedly embarking on a new career in Saudi Arabia. According to numerous tweets from Saudi owners and racing affiliates this week, Dutrow will serve as racing consultant to new owner Abdulrahman Fahad M Albawardi. According to reports from The […]

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‘Bring Rick Back’? Years Later, Dutrow’s Ban Still Divides

One sunny afternoon last August, patrons approaching the front gates of Saratoga Race Course were met with a series of protestors waving signs with red lettering demanding: “BRING RICK BACK.” “Who’s Rick? What’d he do? Did Rick get fired?” Men with rolling coolers and women holding folding chairs traded theories while waiting for the light […]

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New York Commission Describes Reasons For Not Reopening Dutrow Case

The New York State Gaming Commission released a 16-page ruling this week detailing its refusal to reopen the case of controversial former trainer Rick Dutrow. Dutrow, whose license was revoked for 10 years in 2011, had applied to have his case reopened and his penalty shortened based upon evidence he argued would have changed the […]

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New York Officials Reject Proposal To Shorten Dutrow’s 10-Year Ban

The New York State Gaming Commission voted 4-2 Monday to dismiss an appeal from supporters of suspended trainer Rick Dutrow, according to the Daily Racing Form. Chairman Barry Sample said commission members met before their meeting on Monday to discuss a request to reconsider the 10-year ban from racing Dutrow has been serving since 2013. […]

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Pricci To Cuomo: ‘Just, Fair And Compassionate’ New York Would Give Dutrow Second Chance

John Pricci, executive editor of HorseraceInsider.com, has written an open letter to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, asking that the state’s Gaming Commission review and reconsider the 10-year suspension handed down to trainer Rick Dutrow by the regulatory agency’s predecessor, the New York State Racing and Wagering Board, in 2011. Pricci writes that the Gaming […]

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Dutrow To Racing Community: If Given A Second Chance, I Won’t Let You Down

Kentucky Derby and Preakness-winning trainer Rick Dutrow has written an open letter to members of the Thoroughbred community, communicating his hope that the New York State Gaming Commission will reconsider the 10-year suspension he received in 2011 for an accumulation of rules violations from the regulatory board’s predecessor, the New York State Racing and Wagering […]

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The Friday Show Presented By NYRA’s Loyalty Program: Time’s Up?

Trainer Dale Romans has launched a campaign to have fellow horseman Rick Dutrow’s 10-year suspension from the sport cut short for time served. In this edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the Kentucky Derby-winning trainer’s record and defense for being allowed back into the game. They also weigh in on […]

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: Dubb ‘Takes Chances,’ Pleasure In Helping Others

To understand Michael Dubb is to go far beyond his stature as the preeminent owner on the rugged New York circuit. His greatest satisfaction has nothing to do with the 78 wins last season that secured his third consecutive New York Racing Association owner’s title and fifth in seven years. It has everything to do […]

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Big Brown’s Move To New York Proved ‘Lucky Timing’ In Stallion Market

Despite the fact that Big Brown won both the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness, a perfect storm conspired against his success at stud in Kentucky, according to thoroughbredracing.com. Not only did the entire country have to deal with the fallout of an economic crisis when he went to stud in 2009, but both Big Brown’s […]

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