Prado Handed Seven-Day Suspension
Updated: Friday, August 6, 2004 1:23 PM
Posted: Friday, August 6, 2004 1:23 PM
Jockey Edgar Prado, currently the third leading jockey in the country by earnings, was handed a seven-day suspension for careless riding in the fifth race on Aug. 4 at Saratoga. The jockey appealed the suspension and a stay has been granted.
The suspension, handed down by the New York State Racing and Wagering Board stewards, was to be served from Aug. 5 through Aug. 11.
Prado finished second aboard Cloakof Vagueness in the race won by 4-5 favorite Daydreaming.
Prado is currently second in the standings at Saratoga behind John Velazquez.
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