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McLaughlin takes blame for DQ

Updated: June 7, 2010, 1:47 AM ET
By Jay Privman | Daily Racing Form

ELMONT, N.Y. -- Kiaran McLaughlin, the trainer of Uptowncharlybrown, on Sunday morning at Belmont Park took the blame for the unusual disqualification of Uptowncharlybrown in Saturday's 142nd Belmont Stakes.

Uptowncharlybrown was disqualified from fifth and placed last by the stewards because he did not carry the correct amount of weight the entire way around the course. All 12 Belmont starters were assigned 126 pounds. The difference between what rider Rajiv Maragh naturally weighs, along ...

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