Plea deal kept Derby winner's owner protected

06/05/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
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Calvin Borel atop Mind That Bird crosses the finish line to win the 135th running of the Kentucky Derby.
Calvin Borel atop Mind That Bird crosses the finish line to win the 135th running of the Kentucky Derby.

Richard Mauer

The Anchorage Daily News

If it weren’t for the plea deal that his dad made with federal prosecutors, Mark Allen might not have been in the winner�

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