Kentucky Derby and Preakness-winning trainer Doug O’Neill on Wednesday dropped his appeal of a 45-day suspension stemming from an excess of carbon dioxide in one of his horses in 2010. He will serve the penalty starting Aug. 19.
A horse co-owned by Los Angeles Lakers stars Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol is set to run in Sunday’s first race at Betfair Hollywood Park.
Union Rags picked up where I’ll Have Another left off – coming from behind to catch at Bob Baffert-trained horse at the finish in a Triple Crown race.
Kentucky Derby-winning trainer Doug O’Neill has been suspended 45 days as a result of one of his horses exceeding the allowable limit for total carbon dioxide. But the punishment won’t begin before July 1, ensuring he will be able to saddle I’ll Have Another in next month’s Belmont Stakes.
Kentucky Derby-winning trainer Doug O’Neill could be facing up to a six-month suspension when the California Horse Racing Board meets to discuss a case involving one of his horses testing for a high level of total carbon dioxide in 2010.
Kentucky Derby-winning trainer Doug O’Neill could face a suspension in California after one of his horses was found to have an elevated level of total carbon dioxide, an infraction for which he previously has been punished.
I’ll Have Another ran down Bodemeister in the final furlong Saturday to win the Kentucky Derby, ending up in the winner’s circle despite a rookie jockey, a more famous stable pony, and a price tag of just $11,000 as a yearling.