Kentucky Derby notes: Trainer Tom Amoss’ Backtalk ‘fit and ready’

By Bob Fortus
April 29, 2010
LOUISVILLE, KY. — Backtalk is in.
After a few days of wondering if Backtalk would draw into the Kentucky Derby field, trainer Tom Amoss, a New Orleanian, learned Wednesday morning he’ll be running the colt in the race Saturday after all.

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Backtalk Still Looking for a Kentucky Derby spot

Associated Press
April 28, 2010
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Two was the prominent number as the field was set for the Kentucky Derby. Two horses dropped out minutes before the Wednesday morning entry deadline for Saturday’s 1 1/4-mile race. Sunland Derby winner Endorsement broke his right front ankle after his workout and may have surgery Thursday. Trainer Todd Pletcher opted not to run Interactif.

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