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Anne M. Eberhardt

Kip Deville Temporarily Sidelined

Kip Deville has been temporarily taken out of training by trainer Rick Dutrow.

Kip Deville has been temporarily taken out of training by trainer Rick Dutrow after an eighth-place finish in the Aug. 2 Fourstardave Handicap (gr. IIT) at Saratoga.

Owned by a partnership that includes IEAH Stables, Cohen, Pegasus Holdings Group, and Resolute Group Stables, the 6-year-old gray or roan son of Kipling  will be taken to the Ruffian Equine Medical Center at Belmont Park for a nuclear scan to determine if there is a problem.

A winner of four grade I races, including the 2007 NetJets Breeders’ Cup Mile (gr. IT), Kip Deville has been off the board in three straight starts since capturing the Feb. 1 Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap (gr. IT).

“We should know soon enough,” Dutrow said. “We don’t know, but I think something’s there.”

Bred in Oklahoma by Center Hills Farm, Kip Deville owns an overall record of 12-4-2 from 30 starts and earnings of more than $3.3 million.

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