Trainer Steve Asmussen, right, led Kentucky Derby entrant Creator, with Abel Flores up, to the Churchill Downs track on Thursday. Creator won the Arkansas Derby on April 16.
Trainer Steve Asmussen, right, led Kentucky Derby entrant Creator, with Abel Flores up, to the Churchill Downs track on Thursday. Creator won the Arkansas Derby on April 16. Jonathan Palmer
Trainer Steve Asmussen, right, led Kentucky Derby entrant Creator, with Abel Flores up, to the Churchill Downs track on Thursday. Creator won the Arkansas Derby on April 16. Jonathan Palmer

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John Clay

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A native of Central Kentucky and a 1981 graduate of the University of Kentucky, John Clay is an award-winning blogger who covered UK football for 13 seasons before being promoted to columnist in 2000.