“We are confident that Kent will address his issues and be back at the track better than ever and we hope to ride him when that happens,” Donegal president Jerry Crawford told the Register. He added that the Iowa-based company has enjoyed their association with the jockey and hopes to resume that connection in the future.
The Hall of Famer gave a drunk radio interview while on vacation in and was pulled from a horse for failing a breathalyzer test both in 2010. Last year, he was arrested for intentionally striking a peace officer at Saratoga Race Course.
“I am very concerned for him,” Romans told the Daily News. “He’s not a bad man and he’s one of the best riders in the country, but he’s definitely making some wrong personal life decisions.”
Dullahan finished third in the Kentucky Derby and sat out the Preakness. He will likely contend and challenge I’ll Have Another in the third leg of the Triple Crown.