Gary Roedemeier gives more tips for the great Derby race

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by WHAS11 newsroom

WHAS11.com

Posted on May 2, 2012 at 8:39 AM

Updated Wednesday, May 2 at 8:42 AM

Louisville, Ky. (WHAS11)- Later Wednesday the draw for the Derby will take place, a field of 20 now looks to be set.

Tuesday trainer Larry Jones took his only Derby horse out of the race, Mark Valeski is out, paving the way for D. Wayne Lukas to get in with his horse Optimizer.

The Pill Pull is Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Churchill, and it has gone back to the traditional way of doing things.

A horse entry pulled with a numbered pill will determines which stall the horse will break from.

Gary Roedemeier joined Rachel Platt with more of his Derby scoop.

For the full interview, just click on the video player above.

Hats Horses and more! Get the latest news and photos in the Kentucky Derby section of WHAS11.com.

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