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Square Eddie pulls out of Derby

Updated: April 28, 2009, 3:22 PM ET
By Jay Privman | Daily Racing Form

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Square Eddie has re-aggravated a cannon bone injury and will not run in Saturday's 135th Kentucky Derby, trainer Doug O'Neill said early Tuesday morning.

"He's got heat in the shin," O'Neill said shortly after 6 a.m. Tuesday. "We x-rayed it, and it looks good, but the heat is the first sign of some activity. He's going to be fine. He was hiccup-free until yesterday. That shin had been cold since early March. It's terrible timing."

Square Eddie suffered a minor cannon ...

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