Follow the riders through the game of musical saddles leading up to the Run for the Roses on May 4 at Churchill Downs.
The 53-year-old Hall of Fame rider announced Tuesday that he will ride Arkansas Derby winner Omaha Beach in the Kentucky Derby on May 4 rather than Santa Anita Derby winner Roadster.
The final major Kentucky Derby prep races — the Lexington Stakes at Keeneland and the Arkansas Derby at Oaklawn Park — will be run Saturday.
The death of another horse — the 23rd fatality of the current meet — prompted California Sen. Dianne Feinstein to call for an immediate suspension of racing at the track. But the show will go on this weekend and the stakes are huge.