IN BRIEF : Kentucky Derby Jockey Suspended

From Times wire services

Churchill Downs stewards announced a five-day suspension today for jockey Clarence (Jo Jo) Ladner III for careless riding in the Kentucky Derby last Saturday.

The suspension begins Friday and continues through Wednesday but excludes Monday, the stewards said.

They did not elaborate on the careless riding. Ladner was aboard Northern Wolf, which finished sixth in the race won by Sunday Silence.

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