Cupid out of Kentucky Derby, Mo Tom Now In

CUPID - The Rebel Gr II - 56th Running - 03-19-16 - R10 - OP - Credit Coady Photography
Coady Photography

Trainer Bob Baffert told Daily Racing Form’s Jay Privman that Cupid is no longer under Kentucky Derby consideration. Baffert confirmed a Daily Racing Form report earlier today that Cupid would miss the Kentucky Derby and undergo surgery for an entrapped epiglottis.

The defection now sends Mo Tom to #20 and in the starting gate for the Derby. A revised Road to the Kentucky Derby Leaderboard is below.

RankHorseTrainerPointsNon-Restricted Stakes Earnings
1Gun RunnerSteve Asmussen151$849,200
2NyquistDoug O'Neill130$3,289,000
3ExaggeratorKeith Desormeaux126$1,628,000
4OutworkTodd Pletcher120$660,000
5Brody's CauseDale Romans114$1,100,000
6CreatorSteve Asmussen110$690,000
7LaniMikio Matsunaga100$1,300,119
8Mor SpiritBob Baffert84$616,800
9MohaymenKiaran McLaughlin80$807,750
10Danzing CandyCliff Sise Jr.60$290,000
11DestinTodd Pletcher51$338,000
12SuddenbreakingnewsDonnie Von Hemel50$637,000
13$+ Oscar NominatedMike Maker50$321,360
14ShagafChad Brown50$270,000
15WhitmoreRon Moquett44$400,000
16Tom's ReadyDallas Stewart44$270,670
17My Man SamChad Brown 40$200,000
18MajestoGustavo Delgado40$190,000 (Career: $239,500)
19Trojan NationPaddy Gallagher40$190,000 (Career: $213,290)
20Mo TomTom Amoss32$268,326
21FellowshipMark Casse32$206,590
22AdventistLeah Gyarmati32$155,000
23LaobanEric Guillot32$142,000
24Dazzling GemBrad Cox30$150,000
25Cherry WineDale Romans25$145,000
26DiscreetnessWilliams Fires10$251,011


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