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Bruno trial eyes money

Witnesses question $80G purchase price for thoroughbred

Joe Bruno arrives at the federal courthouse for trial on Monday in Albany .
Photographer: Stacey Lauren-Kennedy
Joe Bruno arrives at the federal courthouse for trial on Monday in Albany .
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Another of the partners in a three-person thoroughbred breeding partnership gave away his interest in a yearling filly that Jared Abbruzzese then paid former state Senate leader Joe Bruno $80,000 for, according to testimony Wednesday at Bruno’s federal corruption trial.

“I do [breeding] for economic gain, so I elected to give it away,” veterinarian Dr. Jerry Bilinski testified in U.S. District Court.

The young horse, born in 2004, appeared to have little promise as ...

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birmy
May 8, 2014
6:54 a.m.

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Will the horse be called to testify?

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