Derby Contender Profile: Suddenbreakingnews

05/07/2016 03:21 PM

Post Position: 2
Morning Line Odds: 20-1
Trainer: Donnie Von Hemel
Jockey: Luis S Quinonez

Suddenbreakingnews is a bay gelding by Mineshaft, out of the Afleet Alex mare Uchitel, foaled on May 2, 2013 in Kentucky. Suddenbreakingnews will attempt to become the 11th gelding to win the Kentucky Derby; most recent was Mine That Bird in 2009.

Suddenbreakingnews is owned by Samuel F. Henderson, trained by Donnie Von Hemel and ridden by Luis Quinonez. Von Hemel’s lone Kentucky Derby starter was Clever Trevor, who finished 13th in 1989. He also trained 2011 Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile winner Caleb’s Posse. Suddenbreakingnews will by jockey Luis Quinonez’s first Kentucky Derby mount.

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