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Pletcher not pointing 'Cause' to Derby

Updated: April 29, 2013, 2:08 PM ET
By Frank Angst | Bloodhorse

While trainer Todd Pletcher was pleased with the breeze turned in by Alto Racing's Winning Cause Monday, April 29 at Churchill Downs, he will not enter the Coolmore Lexington Stakes winner in the Kentucky Derby.

Pletcher said after meeting with Gil Moutray of Alto Racing, the decision was made to skip the Derby. Pletcher noted the Giant's Causeway colt would have been making his third start since April 6 if he'd gone in the Derby May 4 at Churchill.

"Actually I thought the horse ...

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