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$20 million Saudi Cup purse money withheld due to doping investigation involving trainer Servis

By Mark Hansel KyForward managing editor The Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia (JCSA) announced Monday it will withhold purse money from the $20 million Saudi Cup, pending the results of an internal investigation. Maximum Security, owned by Gary and Mary West, and trained by Jason Servis, won the inaugural Saudi Cup on Feb. 29, at King Abdulaziz Racetrack in Riyadh. Jason Servis (center) trained Maximum...

Authentic takes sole lead in NTRA top 3-Year-Old Poll; Midnight Bisou is still top thoroughbred

While a pair of his stablemates posted impressive on-track wins this past weekend, the Bob Baffert-trained Authentic scored a victory in his own right without leaving his stall as he gained the outright lead in this week’s National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top 3-Year-Old Poll. NTRA Top 3-year-Old Poll (click to enlarge). The undefeated Authentic tied for the top spot with Tiz the Law...