One of the hottest equestrian events held every year at Churchill Downs; the great Kentucky Derby will be hosted for the 136th time on 1 May 2010, Saturday. However, the likely favorite Eskendereya will no longer be racing in the Run for the Roses after the champion sustained an injury to his left front leg. Want to learn more about what’s new in the world of equestrian sports? Just subscribe to the weekly newsletters of virtual sports gaming portals. Horse lovers can listen to interviews by world famous horse racing professionals by tuning in to radio podcasts available on virtual horse games websites.
Eskendereya’s trainer, Todd Pletcher announced the disappointing news on the backside of Churchill Downs on Sunday morning, after he noticed a swelling in the race horse’s left leg on Saturday. He observed that the horse was not up to his usual condition while galloping the track on Saturday morning. To learn more about the list of 2010 Kentucky Derby contenders, visit any online horse games websites. You can also discuss the current affairs taking place in the real equestrian world in forums of online games.
Although trainers worked overnight with Eskenderaya, by Sunday morning his condition had only deteriorated; forcing his owner, Ahmed Zayat to withdraw the superstar from the universally acclaimed event. At present, the 3 year old colt is being administered anti-inflammatory drugs to alleviate the swelling in the leg before they can get down to the root cause of the problem. This unexpected incident boosts Devil May Care’s chances of running in the Derby, instead of the Kentucky Oaks on Friday. However, no final decision has been made as of now. Zealous video gaming buffs can get the reviews of the most up-to-date 3D simulation horse games available for free on the internet.
With Eskendereya off the 2010 Kentucky Derby, Lookin at Lucky yet another racing superstar is the next likely Derby favorite. With a record of 6: 4-1-0 and earnings worth $725,700; the son of Giants’ Causeway has achieved victory in the 2009 Pilgrim Stakes, 2010 Fountain of Youth Stakes and the 2010 Wood Memorial Stakes. You can catch all the fun and excitement on PC horse games as well as virtual sports gaming portals. Playing online 3D video games is always better since they can be downloaded for free and what’s more, you get a chance to win really, cool prizes and other horse racing memorabilia.