ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS, APRIL 25-26 - In this May 17, 2014, file photo, Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert watches his Preakness Stakes entrant, Bayern gallop at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. Trainers Todd Pletcher and Baffert are taking aim at the Kentucky Derby with a combined seven horses among the expected full field of 20. While Pletcher has the bigger numbers, Baffert may have the better talent. The Hall of Fame trainer is going after his fourth Derby victory with a pair of aces — undefeated Dortmund and precocious American Pharoah. (AP Photo/Garry Jones, File)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Ahmed Zayat can’t contain his enthusiasm at having three horses running in the Kentucky Derby. The fast-talking Egyptian businessman is alternately nervous, hopeful and tickled pink.

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