Tiz a Minister : Owner Stephen Young removed his colt from consideration after he exited a 3 rd -placce finish in the Snow Chief Stakes at Betfair Hollywood Park with a sore foot.
Govenor Charlier & Code West : Conditioner Bob Baffert made it official on the morning of 4/29 that neither would run for the roses despite having sufficient qualifying points and earnings to enter.
Winning Cause: Trainer Todd Pletcher's G3 Lexington S. hero will bypass the Kentucky Derby as expected and make his next start in a Woodbine stakes over Polytrack.
Super Ninety Nine & Den's Legacy : Churchill Downs reported that Bob Baffert has declared both of his trainees out of the Kentucky Derby despite having sufficient qualifying points and earnings to enter.
Zaikov : The Todd Pletcher-trained runaway winner of a Gulfstream Park maiden race in his debut is on the farm in Ocala, FL recovering from a minor shin issue and will miss the Triple Crown.
Flashback: The Santa Anita Derby runner up was found to have a small chip in his right knee and is off the Kentucky Derby trail. He is expected to make a full recovery after having surgery in Kentucky with Dr. Larry Bramlage.
Hear the Ghost: The morning line 2 nd choice in the G1 Santa Anita Derby will miss the race after being slightly lame during a 4/4/ morning jog at Betfair Hollywood Park. He's expected to be sidelined for about 90 days with a "small injury" to his right front leg.
Carving: The dual stakes winner will relocate to the Northwest after a private purchase and continue his career at Emerald Downs and Hastings.
Shanghai Bobby: Owner Starlight Racing officially declared the 2012 Juvenile Champion off the Kentucky Derby trail following his 5 th -place finish in the Florida Derby. He'll be given some time off to "regain energy."
Speak Logistics: Trainer Eddie Plesa, Jr. will bypass Keeneland's G1 Blue Grass S. for his G2 Fountain of Youth S. 3 rd -place finisher and stay home to race in the Calder Derby rather than continuing on the road to Louisville.
Balance the Books: Chad Brown's charge will return to grass after finishing 11 of 12 in Turfway Park's Spiral S.
Integrity: Chad Brown's Hard Spun colt will make his next start in New York and will not pursue the Triple Crown trail.
Tiz the Truth: Trainer Bob Baffert said he has "stopped" on his Santa Anita maiden winner and is giving him 30 days off.
Big Lute: Trainer Steve Hobby's Oaklawn Park maiden winner was knocked off the Triple Crown trail with chip in his left knee.
Delhomme: Conditioner Todd Pletcher's son of Dixie Union displaced his palate when eased in the G2 Rebel S. and has been sent to Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital for evaluation.
Saticoy: Conditioner Gary Mandella's debut winner reportedly had a knee chip surgically removed and is off the Triple Crown trail.
Zeewat: Trainer Jerry Hollendorfer's multiple stakes winner is in the midst of a 60-day break after a troubled trip in the El Camino Real Derby.
Ive Struck a Nerve: The surprise Risen Star S. hero injured an ankle in a 3/9 workout and will miss the Triple Crown.
Fury Kapcori: Trainer Jerry Hollendorfer told Down the Stretch host Mark Cusano that his Tiznow colt is about halfway through a 60-day layoff following the removal of a sliver in his knee. The prognosis is good for a full recovery and he could return to the races later in the year.
Majestic Hussar: The Fountain of Youth S. pacesetter, who tired to finish 4 th , has been sent to the farm for a freshening. Trainer Eddie Kenneally is pointing him for a summer campaign.
Vaild: Conditioner Kiaran McLaughlin told the Horse Racing Radio Network that his charge grabbed a quarter when stumbling in the Withers S. and suffered an infection afterwards. The son of Medaglia d'Oro could return in April or May.
Violence: Trainer Todd Pletcher's Fountain of Youth S. runner up sustained a fractured sesamoid in his right front ankle in that race and will ship to owner Black Rock Stable's Farm in Kentucky for further evaluation and recuperation.
Bradester: Trainer Eddie Kenneally reported that his Lion Heart colt is sidelined with "minor issues" and "in a holding pattern." The winner of a New Year's Day Gulfstream Park allowance optional claiming contest won't return to the work tab for some time.
Track Rocker: Trainer Nick Zito's Rock Hard Ten colt was humanely euthanized after breaking his leg at Tampa Bay Downs on 2/13.
Alpha Mike Foxtrot: Trainer Richard Small's gelding fell in deep stretch of the Miracle Wood S. at Laurel Park on 2/9 and was humanely euthanized.
Z Big Apple: Bob Baffert's charge suffered a non-displaced condylar fracture in his right front leg and had surgery to insert screws and a plate for support. He's expected to return to racing after a couple of months on the sidelines.
Joha: Wade Wacker's and Derk Ball's Bluegrass Equine Bloodstock homebred developed a minor injury and was removed from the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale, where he would have been offered as a racing prospect. The connections will target a summer-fall campaign for the son of Johar.
Bogart: Trainer Jonathan Sheppard's talented Keeneland maiden winner is sidelined with a hairline cannon bone fracture and will not be nominated to the Triple Crown.
Archwarrior: Todd Pletcher's trainee is getting some time off in Kentucky and will not be pointed to the Derby trail.
Hightail: The Breeders' Cup Juvenile Sprint champ has been retired due to a fractured sesamoid suffered during a recent workout at OP.
Gulfport: Dale Romans confirmed on 1/5 that his promising prospect suffered an injury and is off the Kentucky Derby trail.
Darwin: Nashua S. 4 th -place finisher is getting a break and will be pointed to a return during the BEL or SAR meets.
Jocosity: Flashy SAR maiden winner was sidelined by a chip and will not be pointed for the Kentucky Derby trail.
Micromanage: Todd Pletcher's charge was sent to Ocala following his last-place finish in the Remsen S. and could return in April.
Van Neumann : Pulpit son was euthanized 12/7 following an accident at the gate before GP race 4.
The Drifter : Dual stakes winner took a bad step and was pulled up as the favorite in RP's Clever Trevor Stakes 11/. Walked off.
Double McTwist : Bull Page S. champ was euthanized after breaking down on the WO main track during late October work.
Warren's Rocky : California Cup Juvenile S. also-ran jumped a stricken rival then later fell himself and sustained a fatal injury at BHP 11/23.
Norumbega : Impressive SAR maiden winner is recovering from pastern injury and won't be pushed to return too quickly by trainer Shug McGaughey.
Titletown Five : D. Wayne Lukas trainee is out 60-90 days after suffering a knee chip.