Kentucky Derby Contender Drops Out

(Louisville, KY) - A horse trained by a Louisville-native is dropping out of the Kentucky Derby. 

Trainer Brad Cox says Caddo River won't run in the Derby after spiking a fever on Saturday.

The colt was the runner-up to Super Stock during the Arkansas Derby earlier this month. 

Cox also trains likely-Derby favorite Essential Quality and Risen Star winner Mandaloun.

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