Indicted trainer Chris Oakes expected to change plea to guilty

Columbus, OH — According to a story by Byron King in BloodHorse magazine, indicted harness trainer Chris Oakes “is expected to enter a guilty plea Oct. 20 in a U.S. District Court on charges related to purchasing, selling, and distributing PEDs.”

Oakes allegedly assisted Thoroughbred trainer Jorge Navarro in the distribution and use of performance enhancing drugs on racehorses.

To read the complete BloodHorse story, click here.

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