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Itsmyluckyday cedes spotlight at Kentucky Derby

Updated: May 1, 2013, 4:21 PM ET
Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- In the Kentucky Derby conversation dominated by Orb, Verrazano and Goldencents, Itsmyluckyday has become a forgotten horse.

That could be a mistake on Saturday in the 1 1/4-mile Run for the Roses.

Barely a month ago, Itsmyluckyday was the 8-5 favorite for the Florida Derby. He ran a big race there, finishing second to Orb. But the loss dropped Itsmyluckyday's profile, and that's just fine with trainer Eddie Plesa Jr.

"It's a good thing," he said. "I don't ...

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