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Kentucky Derby Horses
NEWS - Article posted on Thursday 02 May
For the first time since 2011, the pre-race favorite has been scratched from the Kentucky Derby. The surprise announcement on Wednesday night that 4-1 morning line favorite Omaha Beach will miss the race with a breathing issue opens up Saturday's race a bit for several other contenders to take advantage. The Derby goes Saturday from Churchill Downs, where they'll be chasing a purse of $3 million.