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Nicholasville business raided in connection to FBI horseracing investigation

APTOPIX Kentucky Derby Horse Racing
Posted at 4:58 PM, Mar 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-09 17:02:05-04

JESSAMINE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A business in Nicholasville was raided Monday morning in connection to a FBI investigation involving doping in the horse industry.

Tailor Made Compounding was raided in connection to the equine scandal alleging that multiple veterinarians and trainers conspired to give horses performance enhancing drugs.

Jason Servis, one of the accused, was the trainer for Maximum Security. Maximum Security won the 2019 Kentucky Derby but was disqualified for bumping another horse.

Tailor Made Compounding is a company that compounds pharmaceuticals. They released the following statement to the media:

"Monday morning, March 9th, federal authorities questioned several Tailor Made Compounding employees at our Nicholasville, KY facility in regards to a highly publicized equine investigation in New York. Tailor Made Compounding does not nor has ever compounded medication for veterinary treatment of any kind. Tailor Made has and will continue to fully cooperate with any and all parts of the investigation, and at this time does not expect charges to be filed against TMC in relation to this matter. "

More than two dozen trainers and veterinarians are indicted in total with horses running at multiple tracks including in Kentucky.