Bet on Frank’s Honor who broke her maiden five lengths on October 1st at Churchill Downshas been suspended for the Kentucky Derby Future Wager’s Pool 2, which begins its four-day run on November 24 at 12:00 p.m. ET.
Coach Kenny McPeek says Dell Ridge Ranch was bred by Honor code was injured on October 30 during the eighth race at the Louisville circuit, the race was declared a no-show after the Paddock Boss coached by Rodolphe Brisset fell and died of irreversible injuries in left front foot. Ricardo Santana Jr., aboard the Echo Again during the race, was suspended for 5 racing days for careless driving that occurred near the 7 1/2 pole. Frank’s Honor appears to make contact with the fallen horse while trying to dodge him outside.
McPeek said: “He was in the middle of that incident and when he was trying to avoid the spill, he was injured getting out of there. “It’s a shame, such a talented horse, to let such a ridiculous thing happen through careless riding… I was surprised to see it listed in the future as it was on the farm. a few days after that race. There’s a chance he could get back into competition, but he’s going to need some time.”
McPeek declined to describe the exact nature of the injury.
The defection of Frank’s Honor leaves the Kentucky Derby Future Wager with 39 betting preferences, 37 of which are personal betting preferences.
Bets on Pool 2, along with Kentucky Derby Sire Future Singles, will end on November 27 at 6:00pm
More information, Brisnet.com past performances and real-time odds on Kentucky Derby Futures Bets will be available before the tournament opens on Thursday Online.