04/27/2015 12:15PM

No lack of strength – or horses – in this Kentucky Derby


LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The consensus is that the field for this Kentucky Derby, to be run Saturday at Churchill Downs, is shaping up as the strongest in years. The consensus is that American Pharoah is the horse to beat, with many other worthy contenders meriting strong looks. And yet that won’t stop a full field – likely an overflow field – from being entered Wednesday.