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Kentucky Derby Contenders Injury Report

Social Inclusion: With defections still needed to be assured of getting in the Kentucky Derby gate, owner Rontos Racing Stable Corp decided on 4/29 against shipping its colt to Churchill Downs.

Ring Weekend: The G2 Tampa Bay Derby champ developed a slight fever and had a high white blood count and will not ship from Fair Hill, Md., to Churchill Downs for the Kentucky Derby.

Midnight Hawk: Trainer Bob Baffert said Midnight Hawk would not race in the G1 Kentucky Derby barring "drastic defections" after the colt finished 2 nd in the G3 Illinois Derby at Hawthorne

Cairo Prince: The dual graded stakes winner suffered an injury to his left front ankle and was sent to the Rood and Riddle clinic for evaluation.

Constitution: The G1 Florida Derby winner sustained a hairline fracture in his right-front cannon bone, which was detected after the undefeated son of Tapit breezed 4f on 4/13 at Palm Meadows.

Albano: Owner Brereton C. Jones said his homebred G2 Louisiana Derby 4 th -place finisher will bypass the G1 Kentucky Derby.

Smart Cover: Donegal Racing's colt, who was expected to enter the G1 Arkansas Derby, was found to have a hairline fracture in the same spot as his previous one and should have a full recovery after adequate rest.

Toast of New York: Trainer Jamie Osborne confirmed that his UAE Derby winner will not travel to the United States for the G1 Kentucky Derby despite having secured a spot in the starting gate.

Surfing U S A : The G2 Tampa Bay Derby show finisher is being given time off at an Ocala, FL farm and will be pointed to a summer campaign.

Global Strike: The G3 Sunland Derby also-ran will be pointed to an allowance race for his next start and not pursue the Kentucky Derby trail.

Matterhorn: The Tapit colt could use a 3/28 Aqueduct allowance start as a prep for the G2 Peter Pan S. on 5/10 at Belmont Park.

Honor Code : The Remsen Stakes winner suffered a slight tear in his right hind upper suspensory and will be re-evaluated after 60 days of rest.

Anchor Down : The Todd Pletcher trainee is off the Kentucky Derby trail after developing a shin issue and being sent to the farm to recover.

Mexikoma : Team Valor International announced that their Birdstone colt is no longer being aimed at the Kentucky Derby and will use the G2 Peter Pan S. at Belmont Park on 5/10 as a prep for the G1 Belmont Stakes on 6/7.

Bond Holder - Problems continue for the G1 FrontRunner S. champ, who is now being treated at a veterinary clinic in Ocala, Florida for laminitis.

Indianapolis - An undisclosed illness has kept the San Pedro S. hero off the work tab since early February.

Undertaker - The John Servis trainee is now being pointed to Hawthorne's G3 Illinois Derby after being forced to miss the G3 Gotham S. because a quarantine at Parx prevented him from being able to ship out of that stable area.

Shared Belief - Conditioner Jerry Hollendorfer confirmed to Blood-Horse Magazine that juvenile champion male Shared Belief will not contest the G1 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland next month and is officially off the Kentucky Derby trail.

Top Billing - Shug McGaughey's charge suffered a cracked cannon bone in his right front leg breezing at Payson Park on 3/8.

Walt The Smarty Jones S. runner-up will be sidelined for several months and focus on a fall campaign.

Culprit - The Dale Romans barn has decided to back off the son of Street Sense after he failed to respond to his recent training.

Hartford - The Todd Pletcher trainee is off the Kentucky Derby trail with a minor problem in his right front leg.

Exit Stage Left - The undefeated winner of the Golden Nugget, Gold Rush, and California Derby, was injured during training at Golden Gate Fields on2/8 and is off the Kentucky Derby trail.

Recall Dynaformer - The Triple Crown-nominated Charles Fipke homebred suffered a catastrophic injury in a Gulfstream Park maiden race on 2/8.

Juba - The Triple Crown nominated son of Tapit was reported to have a condylar fracture following a 2/2 work at Palm Meadows Training Center in South Florida.

Corfu - The G2 Saratoga Special stakes record holder has been retired from racing and will stand the 2014 breeding season at John and Leslie Malone's Bridlewood Farm in Ocala, FL.

Electric Eddie - The son of Square Eddie, who was injured in the 1/25 California Cup Derby at Santa Anita, will have surgery on 1/27 to repair a condylar fracture.