Mark Allen, Kentucky Derby Winner, Has Ties To Alaska Bribery Scandal

06/03/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

If it weren't for the plea deal that his dad, former Veco chief executive Bill Allen, made with federal prosecutors, Mark Allen might not have been in the winner's circle Saturday at the Kentucky Derby, celebrating the victory of his thoroughbred Mine That Bird and a $2 million purse.

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