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Borel issues apology to fans

Updated: November 5, 2010, 8:35 PM ET
By Claire Novak | Special to ESPN.com

Jockey Calvin Borel apologized to racing fans Friday afternoon for trading punches with jockey Javier Castellano on national television following the $500,000 Breeders' Cup Marathon at Churchill Downs.

"I realize many people hold me in high esteem, and I apologize for publicly losing my cool," Borel said in the statement, which was issued by his wife, Lisa Borel. "It's unfortunate that it happened on national TV and at such a prestigious event as the Breeders' Cup."

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