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12:10 pm
Wed February 27, 2013

Derby-Winning Trainer Continues Suspension Fight

Kentucky Derby-winning trainer Rick Dutrow  has filed a federal lawsuit trying to overturn his 10-year ban from racing in New York for equine drug violations.

The lawsuit, filed this week in U.S. District Court in Brooklyn, says the 53-year-old Dutrow has been "irreparably harmed" by the New York State Racing and Wagering Board for what he says is effectively a lifetime ban.

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Local News
12:09 pm
Tue January 8, 2013

Dutrow Racing Ban Upheld by New York Court

New York's top court has refused to hear another appeal by a Kentucky Derby-winning trainer on his 10-year ban from the sport for equine drug violations in that state.

The Court of Appeals, without comment , is denying Rick Dutrow Jr.'s request that the judges consider another appeal of the 2011 decision by the Racing and Wagering Board. The action appears to be the end of the appeals process for Dutrow.

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