Horse Racing News on May 7, 2010

Conveyance, who finished 15th in the Kentucky Derby, on Friday was taken out of consideration for the Preakness by trainer Bob Baffert, who still is pointing Lookin At Lucky to the Preakness.
Rail Trip will be favored to reclaim leadership of the West Coast handicap division when he returns from an eight-month layoff Saturday at Hollywood Park.
Awesome Rhythm had a very productive spring here at Woodbine in 2009, putting together a stakes triple in open two-turn races for 3-year-olds.
Very little has gone smoothly for I Want Revenge since he won the Wood Memorial more than 13 months ago, so why should his first workout since April 2009 be any different?
Setsuko has returned home and is under consideration for the Belmont, trainer Richard Mandella said this week.
Trainer Bruce Brown was to begin serving a 30-day suspension on Saturday after two of his horses tested positive for the banned substance hydroxyzine. The suspension was reduced from 45 days for Brown waiving his right of appeal. Brown was also fined.
Eskendereya, whose dominant victories in the Fountain of Youth and Wood Memorial would have made him the favorite for the Kentucky Derby, has been retired from racing due to a soft-tissue injury to his left foreleg, his connections announced Friday.
Noble's Promise has been ruled out of the May 15 Preakness at Pimlico and will be pointed instead to a race at the Royal Ascot meet in England in June, trainer Ken McPeek said Friday.
Legislation that would advance $17 million to the New York Racing Association for operations is being held up by concerns raised by the state's budget division over the how the advance would be funded, according to NYRA officials.
Crider is a stalker who could find himself in the garden spot Saturday in the Lone Star Derby. He was one of six horses entered in the Grade 3, $200,000 race that drew an ample amount of pace, led by two-time allowance winner Henshin Hero.

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