Former New York claiming kingpin Juan Serey could return to training this spring. The 54-year old Serey had his New York trainers' license reinstated on Wednesday, but must serve 90 suspension days and pay a $2,000 fine before resuming his career.
Serey was cited for ergonovine positives in two runners from races run on Dec. 29, 1999. The suspensions began Wednesday with the re-instatement of his license, and will run concurrently. Serey will be free to train again on March 8, 2005.
In the late 90s, Serey became the leading claiming trainer in New York. His career dipped after being handed his suspensions, and he last started a horse in 2002.