US RACING: California stewards suspend champion jockey Irad Ortiz Jr

Stewards have assessed back-to-back Eclipse Award-winning jockey Irad Ortiz Jr a three-day suspension after a disqualification in last Saturday's Charles Whittingham Stakes (G2). The term, which begins Sunday and concludes June 5-6, could put the champion out of commission aside from designated stakes races the first weekend of Belmont Park's meet. The stewards cited Ortiz […]