LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The wait didn’t pay off for Royal Mo or Master Plan, as both won’t run in the Kentucky Derby.
The two colts were on the “also eligible” list for horses that could run if there were defections from the race by the 9 a.m. Friday deadline.READ MORE: Buddy's Pizza Celebrates 75th Anniversary With Donations To Detroit Zoo
When the field remained intact for the Derby on Saturday at Churchill Downs, both were scratched.READ MORE: Moderna Increasing Production For Its COVID-19 Vaccine, Pledges 3 Billion Doses By 2022
A total of 22 horses were entered on Wednesday morning, two more than the maximum. Starting slots are earned by accumulating points in prep races leading to the Derby.
Royal Mo and Master Plan came up short on the points list.
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