DERBY TOP 10: Nyquist wins again, No. 1 again in AP rankings
Doug O'Neill had quite a Kentucky Derby kind of weekend.
The trainer of 2012 Derby and Preakness winner I'll Have Another hit a prep race daily double in California: Two days after winning the El Camino Real Derby with Frank Conversation, he sent out unbeaten Nyquist to a near-record victory in the San Vicente Stakes at Santa Anita on Monday.
The results keep O'Neill's 2-year-old champion Nyquist at No. 1 in the AP's latest Run to the Roses Top 10 list of Derby contenders.
Impressed in defeat was Keith Desormeaux, the trainer of runner-up Exaggerator, who remains in the Top 10.... read more