Derby Contender Profile: Oscar Nominated

05/07/2016 02:40 PM

Post Position: 7
Morning Line Odds: 50-1
Trainer: Michael Maker
Jockey: Julien Leparoux

Oscar Nominated is a chestnut colt by Kitten’s Joy, out of the Theatrical mare Devine Actress. Foaled on March 26, 2013 and won the Grade 3 Spiral Stakes at Turfway Park at odds of 22-1. With 50 points, Oscar Nominated is No. 13 on the Kentucky Derby Leaderboard.

Oscar Nominated is owned by Ken & Sarah Ramsey, trained by Mike Maker and ridden by Julien Leparoux. Maker has been the leading trainer at Turfway Park 11 times and won the 2011 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile at Churchill Downs with Hansen.

Kaci Kust

Kaci is a Production Specialist based out of the Northern Kentucky Spectrum News bureau. When she’s not working at the station she is covering high school sports, Bengals or EKU games for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. She played basketball for Hope College in Michigan where she earned a degree in journalism. She says if she wasn’t covering athletics for a living, she’d still be up early checking scores and stats. You can get the latest on the Bengals, EKU or high school sports in Northern Kentucky by following Kaci on Twitter @Kacikust.

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