Umberto Rispoli said he was already in his seat on the plane when he was asked to disembark over a change to Covid requirements.
Ghaiyyath, Golden Sixty, Steve Asmussen and I Kirk in our round-up of racing landmarks
News from the latest prep races on the road to Churchill Downs, with videos.
Unbeaten in four, Breeders’ Cup Juvenile favourite Jackie’s Warrior will run around two turns for the first time at Keeneland.
Steve Asmussen-trained Nashville posted the week’s highest Beyer figure with 101 in a six-furlong event at Keeneland.
9,000 winners for trainer Steve Asmussen and 2,000 for jockey Kerrin McEvoy are among the achievements in our round-up.
Steve Asmussen became only the second trainer in US racing history to train 9,000 winners with a victory at Remington Park on Friday.
Keith Asmussen, the son of hall of fame trainer Steve, rode his first winner as a jockey at Lone Star Park in Texas.