04/22/2011 2:16PM

Kentucky Derby: Santiva to have Bridgmohan aboard


Shaun Bridgmohan will ride Santiva in the May 7 Kentucky Derby, reuniting the team that won the Kentucky Jockey Club over the Churchill Downs track last fall, trainer Eddie Kenneally said Friday.

Santiva most recently finished ninth as the favorite in last Saturday’s Blue Grass Stakes, in which he was the favorite. He was ridden that day by Julien Leparoux, whose Derby mount is Dialed In, the likely favorite for the race.

Kenneally said Santiva would likely have two works at Churchill Downs in preparation for the Derby, the first coming Tuesday.