Our Clients:

Field Level Media - Professional sports content solutions | FLM

May 1, 2022 5:43 pm

Inexperienced Early Voting won’t run in Kentucky Derby

Early Voting will not run in Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, trainer Chad Brown told reporters on Sunday.

Early Voting finished second in the Wood Memorial on April 9 in his third career start but Brown doesn’t think the horse is ready for the Triple Crown-caliber race at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky.

“As long as the field is staying the way it is, we’re going to stick with our original plan,” Brown said. “He’s a lightly raced horse who hadn’t had any real experience with challenging trips or anything like that. To throw him into deep water with a 20-horse field, at this point in time with him, I don’t think it’s the right thing. We’re excited about his chances in the Preakness.”

The Preakness, the second leg of the Triple Crown, is slated for May 21.

Early Voting won each of his first two career starts.

Pioneer of Medina will earn a spot in the Kentucky Derby field due to the decision regarding Early Voting.

Late last month, Morello was pulled out of the Derby with a foot injury after being injured at the Wood Memorial.

The Kentucky Derby draw is Monday.

–Field Level Media

You may also like

Sep 29, 2022 8:17 am

Mariners face Rangers again, move closer to playoffs

The Seattle Mariners needed to try something different after suffering eight losses in 11 games as they sought their first playoff berth since 2001. Pitcher Robbie Ray suggested they unplug…

Sep 29, 2022 8:16 am

Padres, Dodgers bring tuckered bullpens into series finale

The San Diego Padres have a chance to win a series from the Los Angeles Dodgers for the first time since June 21-23, 2021. However, after back-to-back 10-inning games, the…

Sep 29, 2022 7:55 am

Jo Adell, Angels pursue sweep of Athletics

Jo Adell is expected to be in the lineup Thursday night when the Los Angeles Angels host the Oakland A’s in Anaheim, Calif., continuing his effort to show the club’s…

More News News

Sep 29, 2022 8:17 am

Mariners face Rangers again, move closer to playoffs

The Seattle Mariners needed to try something different after suffering eight losses in 11 games as they sought their first playoff berth since 2001. Pitcher Robbie Ray suggested they unplug…

Sep 29, 2022 8:16 am

Padres, Dodgers bring tuckered bullpens into series finale

Sep 29, 2022 7:55 am

Jo Adell, Angels pursue sweep of Athletics

Sep 29, 2022 5:15 am

Guardians’ Cal Quantrill puts perfect home mark on line vs. Rays

Sep 29, 2022 4:52 am

Cubs seek season sweep of skidding Phillies

Read all
fb-post
advertisment
title-icon

Upcoming events

See all odds