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Baffert won't start a horse in Kentucky Derby

Updated: April 29, 2013, 12:00 PM ET
Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Bob Baffert won't be saddling a horse in Saturday's Kentucky Derby for the first time since 2008.

The Hall of Fame trainer said Monday that Govenor Charlie would not run. His other possibility, Code West, also won't compete in the Derby at Churchill Downs.

Sunland Derby winner Govenor Charlie was 11th on the points leaderboard that determines the 20-horse field for the 1 1/4-mile race. Code West was ranked 21st.

Baffert hasn't been on the Derby sidelines since ...

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