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Ethereal Road scratched from Kentucky Derby, Rich Strike now in

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Posted at 10:01 AM, May 06, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-06 10:01:32-04

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) — Ethereal Road has been scratched from the Kentucky Derby.

Derby officials made the announcement early Friday morning. Rich Strike will take the horse's spot, and currently has 30-1 odds of winning.

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#21: Rich Strike

Ethereal Road would have given Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas a chance at his fifth Kentucky Derby victory, and his first since 1999.

Rattle N Roll was also scratched as a potential replacement for Saturday's Derby.