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.
|Rank||Horse||Trainer||Points||Non-Restricted Stakes Earnings|
|1||Gun Runner||Steve Asmussen||151||$849,200|
|5||Brody's Cause||Dale Romans||114||$1,100,000|
|8||Mor Spirit||Bob Baffert||84||$616,800|
|10||Danzing Candy||Cliff Sise Jr.||60||$290,000|
|12||Suddenbreakingnews||Donnie Von Hemel||50||$637,000|
|13||$+ Oscar Nominated||Mike Maker||50||$321,360|
|16||Tom's Ready||Dallas Stewart||44||$270,670|
|17||My Man Sam||Chad Brown||40||$200,000|
|18||Majesto||Gustavo Delgado||40||$190,000 (Career: $239,500)|
|19||Trojan Nation||Paddy Gallagher||40||$190,000 (Career: $213,290)|
|20||Mo Tom||Tom Amoss||32||$268,326|
|24||Dazzling Gem||Brad Cox||30||$150,000|
|25||Cherry Wine||Dale Romans||25||$145,000|
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