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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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Federal Court Dismisses Dutrow Appeal Of 10-Year Suspension

In a decision filed earlier this month, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit dismissed trainer Rick Dutrow Jr.’s appeal of a 10-year license suspension in which he claimed his due process rights were violated during an administrative proceeding. In 2011, Dutrow’s training license was revoked for 10 years by the New York […]

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The Friday Show: Never A Dull Moment In Bid For Triple Crown

With one of the toughest feats in all of sports at stake, you’d think the tension on the racetrack would be enough, but that’s rarely the case with horse racing’s top honor. Human drama often takes center stage in the Triple Crown saga. In this edition of the Paulick Report’s Friday Show from New York, […]

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Judge Dismisses Dutrow Suit Against New York Officials

U.S. District Judge Sandra Townes dismissed former trainer Rick Dutrow’s suit against the New York State Gaming Commission, John Sabini, Daniel Hogan, Charles Diamond, and the Association of Racing Commissioners International on Tuesday. In the federal case, Dutrow alleged that the defendants deprived him of his right to due process and that the 2011 proceedings in […]

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Derby-Winning Trainer Dutrow Endures Racing Exile

Six years ago, Rick Dutrow’s Big Brown rolled to victory in the Kentucky Derby as the heavy favorite. But less than half a decade after that triumph, the trainer found himself suspended from the sport for ten years, serving time for drug violations. In an exclusive interview with NBC News, Dutrow insisted his innocence. “I’ve […]

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Series Reveals Reality of Drug Wars in Racing

Congratulations are in order to the Thoroughbred Daily News and contributing writers Ryan Goldberg, Bill Finley, and Lucas Marquardt for the six-part series on drugs in horse racing that just concluded. If you haven’t read the entire series, do yourself a favor and visit the TDN’s website and catch up on this comprehensive, eye-opening volume […]

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