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Edited News Report — According to an online story posted by television station WNYT in Albany New York, trainer Chad Brown pled guilty in a Saratoga Springs courtroom to reduced charges Monday in an alleged case of domestic violence which occurred during the Saratoga race meet.

Brown, originally charged with criminal obstruction of breathing of his former girlfriend, a.k.a. choking, pled out and accepted a reduced charge of harassment in the case. His sentence will be one year of conditional discharge. The judge also issued an order of protection for the victim.

Following his arrest, Brown had remained free on bail and was allowed to continue training horses during the 2022 Saratoga race meet.

In regard to the incident, Brown posted the following statement via Twitter, @TheRealChadCBr1:

“While I’m satisfied to put this unfortunate incident behind me & pleased that as a result I will not have a criminal record, I regret details of my personal life being made public through the media…”

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