04/09/2014 4:39PM

Ride On Curlin will break from post 4 in Arkansas Derby


HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – Ride On Curlin has contested the pace in each of his last two starts, and trainer Billy Gowan hopes to change tactics Saturday, when the horse runs from post 4 in the Grade 1, $1 million Arkansas Derby at Oaklawn Park. Ride On Curlin was part of a nine-horse field drawn Wednesday for the 1 1/8-mile race, with Knock Em Flat, in post 2, also entered in an undercard stakes, the $100,000 Northern Spur.