Borel to ride Twice the Appeal

Updated: April 27, 2011, 3:58 PM ET
By Jay Privman | Daily Racing Form

Jockey Calvin Borel has won the Kentucky Derby three times in the last four years, but not until Wednesday did he line up a mount for this year's race on May 7. Borel secured the assignment on Twice the Appeal, a horse he has never ridden and who only got into the Derby after scoring a 25-1 upset in the Sunland Derby with jockey Christian Santiago Reyes.

Jeff Bonde, the trainer of Twice the Appeal, said once the possibility of acquiring Borel became available, a vote was put to the ownership ...

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