• In this photo provided by Coady Photography, Kentucky Oaks hopeful Land Over Sea is tended to at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., Tuesday, May 3, 2016. (Kurtis Coady/Coady Photography via AP)

    Rachel’s Valentina is 7-2 favorite for Kentucky Oaks

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Without Songbird to worry about, Steve Asmussen sees a wide-open Kentucky Oaks where nothing would shock him.

    Updated: 1:23 pm

  • Kentucky Derby hopeful Nyquist, left, under exercise rider Jonny Garcia, walks the track at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., Monday, May 2, 2016. At right is assistant trainer Jack Sisterson. The 142nd Kentucky Derby is Saturday, May 7. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)

    Gun Runner, Mor Spirit and Creator get in final Derby work

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A day after storms drenched Churchill Downs, Kentucky Derby horses Mor Spirit, Gun Runner and stablemate Creator enjoyed sunny skies and solid footing in their final workouts for racing’s marquee event.

  • Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender dies at 49

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.