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Hansen set to run in Blue Grass

Updated: March 22, 2012, 3:09 PM ET
By Jason Shandler | Bloodhorse

Just when we thought we had the key matchups for final Kentucky Derby preps all figured out, a couple major curveballs from two of the top contenders were thrown March 22.

Hansen, the champion colt who convincingly won the Gotham in his last start and was being pointed toward the April 7 Wood Memorial at Aqueduct, is now likely headed for the April 14 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland instead. The decision, according to co-owner Dr. Kendall Hansen, came down to several factors, ...

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