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Jockey Kent Desmoreaux Removed From Mounts After Failing Breathalyzer At Belmont

Jockey Kent Desmoreaux was removed from his mounts today at Belmont after failing to pass a breathalyzer, according to Bryan Graham of Sports Illustrated.

Desmoreaux is slated to ride Tiger Walk in the Preakness tomorrow. The 42-year-old jockey has nearly won the Triple Crown twice in his career. Once with Real Quiet in 1998, and again with Big Brown in 2008.