EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby is sure to be a good one, especially given some last-minute changes.
The favorite, Omaha Beach, has been scratched with a breathing condition that requires surgery, leaving a wide open field.
As KTSM previously reported, Cutting Humor won this year’s Sunland Derby on March 24.
“He is a long shot, he’ll have to run better than he’s ever run before in his life, but I think he’s got an outside chance to get a piece of this,” veteran horse racing analyst Tom Dawson tells KTSM.
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