A few months back it looked like racing had seen the last of trainer Rick Dutrow Jr. for at least the next 10 years.
Instead, a scene out of a Monty Python movie is now playing out at
Aqueduct with Dutrow filling the role of the old man who protested, “I’m
Not only is Dutrow’s career as a trainer alive, but his barn has been as hot as it has ever been.
On a legal front, the Kentucky Derby-winning trainer received word
Wednesday that the New York State Supreme Court had granted him a stay
of a 10-year suspension handed down by the New York State Racing and
Wagering Board until his appeals are exhausted.