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Waiting for “Mo”

A lot of fans don’t know about the tempestuous relationship between Derby contender Uncle Mo and his stablemate, Awesome Maria. Trainer Todd Pletcher has had his hands full playing marriage counselor for these two. John Scheinman and Jenny Kellner, of the New York Racing Association, went out to Aqueduct early one morning a couple weeks ago and found out the hard way about the information lockdown on this story. Where is TMZ when you really need them?

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Posted by Andrew on April 26, 2011 @ 11:18 pm


Posted by John Scheinman on April 27, 2011 @ 10:02 am

Author PhotoJohn Scheinman, a long-time writer and editor, covered thoroughbred racing for The Washington Post from 2000-09. He won the Red Smith Kentucky Derby writing contest for best advance in 2007. He is a correspondent for the Thoroughbred Times. Scheinman also has worked extensively in humor writing and sketch comedy. He lives in Washington, DC. More by  ›