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'Miami Herald' settles libel suit with jockey

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The Miami Herald and jockey Jose Santos have settled a libel suit that Santos filed against the newspaper in 2005.…

The Miami Herald and jockey Jose Santos have settled a libel suit that Santos filed against the newspaper in 2005.

Santos claimed the Herald had falsely accused him of carrying an illegal and unauthorized object, later determined to be his whip, with him when he was riding in the Kentucky Derby.

The settlement terms are confidential, according to attorneys.