Sponging Suspect Served Time In Fanfreluche Theft

The man who was found guilty and served a prison sentence in connection with the theft of the champion mare Fanfreluche in 1977 has been charged in connection with at least three sponging incidents at Kentucky racetracks in 1996 and '97.

An indictment returned by a federal grand jury in Louisville on May 4 charged William Michael McCandless with trying to affect the outcome of races

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