King's Best, the early betting favorite for the Vodafone Epsom Derby (Eng-I), was scratched from the English classic after a recurrent muscle injury flared up during training in the week prior to the race. (More, Sporting Life)
Sagitta Two Thousand Guineas (Eng-I) winner King's Best underwent surgery on a fractured cannon bone the Kingmambo colt sustained in Sunday's Budweiser Irish Derby (Ire-I), The Sporting Life reports."Regarding his future, we don't know anything at the moment--nothing has been decided. Hopefully it's nothing life-threatening but the next 48 hours are crucial." Joe Mercer, racing manager for owner Saeed Suhail told The Sporting Life.