But Dock Blanchard, counsel for Weiner, argued that the agreement was signed in the normal course of dividing the couple’s property upon their parting. “It’s just like a divorce,” he said. “The two parties have settled on all the important points but are fighting over the beautiful vase.”
Val’s Prince returned to racing with a 10th-place finish in the Bernard Baruch Handicap at Saratoga July 28. It was his first start since the Breeders’ Cup Turf last November. He could make his next start Sept. 9 as the defending champion in the Man o’War Stakes at Belmont Park.
Judge Patti Englander Henning indicated she would review the testimony and evidence before she renders a verdict, but made no mention of when that decision could be expected. Both attorneys believe her ruling will be made quickly.