05/01/2006 11:00PM

Flores to ride Storm Treasure in Derby


LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Trainer Steve Asmussen has named David Flores to ride Storm Treasure in Saturday's Kentucky Derby. Storm Treasure is one of two Derby starters for Asmussen along with Private Vow who'll be ridden by Shaun Bridgmohan.

Storm Treasure is coming off a second place finish behind Sinister Minister in the Grade 1 Blue Grass. Mark Guidry rode Storm Treasure in the Blue Grass but was previously committed to Florida Derby runnerup Sharp Humor in the Derby.

- Additional reporting by Marcus Hersh