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Trainer Rodriguez suspended

Updated: March 14, 2013, 6:18 PM ET
By Tom Precious | Bloodhorse

New York state regulators have imposed a 20-day suspension and $7,500 fine on top Aqueduct Racetrack trainer Rudy Rodriguez after flunixin was found in his horses at two separate races last year.

Rodriguez came into the limelight recently when he won the March 2 Gotham Stakes with Vyjack. That was the horse's fourth victory in as many starts and puts him on track to start in the Kentucky Derby.

The New York State Gaming Commission had originally imposed a 40-day suspension on Rodriguez. ...

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