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Attorney Contends Velazquez is Scapegoat

Attorney Contends Velazquez is Scapegoat

The attorney for jockey John Velazquez said her client is a scapegoat in connection with the events surrounding last year's Breeders' Cup Ladies Classic (gr. I) in which Life At Ten was eased during the course of the race.

KHRC Rules on Life At Ten Situation

KHRC Rules on Life At Ten Situation

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission voted March 10 that there was probable cause to believe that both jockey John Velazquez and chief state steward John Veitch were in violation of regulations regarding Life At Ten.

Eskendereya Out of Derby

Eskendereya Out of Derby

Eskendereya, favored for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), will not run in the May 1 classic due to a slight filling in his left front leg, according to Todd Pletcher.

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