LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/2019kentuckyderby?src=hash” target=”_blank”gt;#2019kentuckyderbylt;/agt;–US Racing (www.usracing.com),
an international online horse racing service, today announced the updated
of the 145th Kentucky Derby following the scratch of
the favorite, Omaha Beach.

Omaha Beach was diagnosed with entrapped epiglottis after a cough and
scope, according to trainer Richard Mandella.

“This is a game changer and we express our deep sorrows for Mandella and
all his connections,” said Kevin Turnbull, Director of Operations at US
Racing. “Per the rules of racing, all entries will shift gates inward
and Bodexpress will run from Gate 20. For Roadster, this means he is no
longer in Gate 17—the only gate to have never produced a Kentucky Derby
winner,” said Turnbull.

“Will Bob
make a call to Mike
? Big Money Mike won the Triple
with Justify. Bob and Mike have history. But it’s anybody’s
guess who will ride Roadster. Either way, I’m looking forward to a
wonderful and exciting race card on Saturday.”

The world will be watching the “Greatest 2 Minutes of Sports” on NBC and
getting all the action with US Racing.

2019 Kentucky Derby Odd and Post Positions*

Post     Horse     Trainer     Jockey     M / L
1     War of Will     Mark E. Casse     Tyler Gaffalione     15-1
2     Tax     Danny Gargan     Junior Alvarado     20-1
3     By My Standards     W. Bret Calhoun     Gabriel Saez     15-1
4     Gray Magician     Peter Miller    

Drayden Van Dyke

5     Improbable     Bob Baffert     Irad Ortiz Jr.     5-1
6     Vekoma     George Weaver     Javier Castellano     15-1
7     Maximum Security     Jason Servis     Luis Saez     8-1
8     Tacitus     William I. Mott     Jose Ortiz     8-1
9     Plus Que Parfait     Brendan P. Walsh     Ricardo Santana Jr.     30-1
10     Cutting Humor     Todd A. Pletcher    

Corey Lanerie

11     Haikal     Kiaran P. McLaughlin     Rajiv Maragh     30-1
12     Omaha Beach     Richard E. Mandella     Mike Smith     Scratched
13     Code of Honor     Claude R. McGaughey III     John Velazquez     12-1
14     Win Win Win     Michael J. Trombetta     Julian Pimentel     12-1
15     Master Fencer (JPN)     Tsunoda K     Julien Leparoux     50-1
16     Game Winner     Bob Baffert     Joel Rosario     9-2
17     Roadster     Bob Baffert     Florent Geroux     5-1
18     Long Range Toddy     Steven M. Asmussen     Jon Court     30-1
19     Spinoff     Todd A. Pletcher     Manny Franco     30-1
20     Country House     William I. Mott     Flavien Prat     30-1
21     Bodexpress     Gustavo Delgado     Chris Landeros     30-1

*Post Positions will shift in, per racing rules.

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