04/18/2010 11:00PM

Dominguez will ride Rule in Derby


Jockey Ramon Dominguez has picked up the mount on Rule for the Kentucky Derby on May 1, according to Elliott Walden, the racing manager for WinStar Farm, which owns Rule and several other Derby runners.

Rule most recently finished third in the Florida Derby under John Velazquez, who rides favored Eskendereya in the Derby.

WinStar will also have Endorsement (Robby Albarado the rider), American Lion (David Flores), and Super Saver (Calvin Borel) in the Derby.

Another WinStar runner, Drosselmeyer, will await the Preakness Stakes on May 15, Walden said. He is not running in the Derby Trial on Saturday at Churchill Downs.