AP-Kentucky Sports Digest
Here’s a look at how AP’s sports coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at email@example.com. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. All times are Eastern.
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PREAKNESS-BAFFERT AND LUKAS
UNDATED — Trainers Bob Baffert and D. Wayne Lukas, who have each won the Preakness six times, have known each other since Baffert asked for a job out of high school and was rejected, and they’ve gone from mentors to rivals to friends along the way. Baffert has Kentucky Derby winner Justify and Lukas has Sporting Chance and Bravazo in the Preakness as they go head-to-head again. By Stephen Whyno. UPCOMING: 600 words by 2 p.m., photos.
PLAYERS-THOMAS NO 1
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Justin Thomas has come a long way in 18 months. All the way to No. 1 in the world. By Golf Writer Doug Ferguson. SENT: 500 words, photos.
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