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May 8th, 2012
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Death exposes the disturbing, dirty side of horse racing

A medical examiner is investigating the death of a 48-year-old stable worker named Adan Fabian Perez, a Guatemala native discovered in the back of a barn at Churchill Downs one day after the storied Louisville racetrack hosted the Kentucky Derby.

There are no suspects at this time, Louisville Police Lt. Barry Wilkerson said Monday, noting that police are investigating several altercations that occurred at the track.

On Erin Burnett OutFront, CNN's Ed Lavandera exposes the side of horse racing that's nothing like the mint julep and fancy clothes image seen in the stands.

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