Eskendereya was the heavy Derby favorite before trainer Todd Pletcher was forced to scratch him April 25.
In Preakness news, Kentucky Derby also-rans Conveyance and Noble's Promise will skip next Saturday's race. NFLTexans' Cushing
suspended four games
Police fear Obama visit
South Africa's police commissioner said it will be easier if the United States is knocked out of the World Cup in the first round, avoiding the massive security challenge of a visit by President Barack Obama. General Bheki Cele said: "Our famous prayer is that the Americans don't make the second round. [That] they get eliminated and they go home."
COLLEGE HOOPSCalhoun signs extension
UConn coach Jim Calhoun, 68, signed a five-year, $13-million contract to stay on.
Adelphi hires Jacobs
Adelphi announced the hiring of Heather Jacobs as women's basketball coach. She spent the last three seasons as coach of Division III Daniel Webster College. - AP