Board rejects Pletcher's appeal
The New York State Racing and Wagering Board at a meeting Thursday upheld a 45-day suspension and $3,000 fine for trainer Todd Pletcher based on a positive drug test for one of Pletcher's horses last year.
Pletcher, who is leading the nation in money won and is a top candidate for the Eclipse Award, said on Thursday after the meeting that he planned to appeal the suspension and fine in court. The board's decision on Thursday was a rejection of Pletcher's first appeal.
"At this point, ...
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