BC-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 aplouisville(at)ap.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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KENTUCKY DERBY-FAVORITE SCRATCHED
LOUISVILLE, Ky. _ The surprising scratch of Kentucky Derby favorite Omaha Beach leaves trainer Bob Baffert with the top three betting choices in pursuit of a record-tying sixth victory. By Racing Writer Beth Harris. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos.
KENTUCKY DERBY-HORSES TO WATCH
LOUISVILLE, Ky. _ A look at some of the Kentucky Derby contenders, where Game Winner is now the favorite following the scratch of Omaha Beach. By Gary B. Graves. SENT: 780 words, photos.
KENTUCKY DERBY-JAPANESE HORSE
LOUISVILLE, Ky. _ Master Fencer is the first Japan-bred horse to run in the Kentucky Derby. The 50-1 shot has had an arduous journey to the starting gate at Churchill Downs. By Mike Farrell. UPCOMING: 500 words by 5 p.m., photos.
_KENTUCKY DERBY-PREPARATION. UPCOMING: 300 words, photos.
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