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racing! the road to the kentucky derby is now over

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racing! the road to the kentucky derby is now over

hello, my name is john cherwa and welcome back to our horse racing newsletter as we look at the kentucky derby field.the kentucky derby preps are done and we have the tentative starting lineup of horses, barring any injuries. runaway ghost was in the field by virtue of winning the sunland derby, but he was pulled out of the big derby after what is believed to be a small shin fracture after a workout. he’ll be fine, just needs a little time to heal.ok, here are the starters, as of now. the order is simply number of points, nothing more.just maybe: combatant (32), snapper sinclair (22).exercise rider adrian valenzuela suffered a spinal cord injury of the worst kind on march 31 and the racing community is rallying behind him. santa anita is throwing a pancake breakfast for the 21-year-old on thursday at 10 a.m. at clockers’ corner. tickets to the breakfast are a $10 donation (although more is ok, too). here’s guessing it will be a who’s who of jockeys and trainers that morning and a chance for fans to talk to some of them.some of our readers are out of state, so you can just click here to learn about the raffle and silent auction. there are some pretty good items and they are accepting more if you want to donate. it’s a tough business with a lot of risk and people need help. here’s your chance.and while we’re at it, major kudos to tvg for its recent telethon to support the permanently disabled jockeys fund. it raised $217,730 for one of racing most important charit...