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  • Trainer Kelly Breen explains the scratch of Black Onyx.

    Black Onyx Scratched From Kentucky Derby

    Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati Spiral Stakes (gr. II) winner Black Onyx was scratched late Friday morning from the May 4 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), after a chip was detected in his left ankle.

  • Black Onyx at Churchill Downs.
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    Bravo Flies In to Work Improving Black Onyx

    Black Onyx's final tune-up at Churchill Downs April 27 was less about time and more about attitude, said jockey Joe Bravo, who flew in specifically for the work. The son of Rock Hard Ten worked four furlongs in :48 3/5.

  • Black Onyx and Joe Bravo take the Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati Spiral Stakes.

    Black Onyx in Derby Picture After Spiral Win

    Sterling Racing's Black Onyx ran his way into the picture for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) with a 1 1/2-length victory in the $550,000 Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati Spiral Stakes at Turfway March 23.