Desormeaux Brothers Atop Horse Racing World

 Duo eyeing Belmont after Exaggerator win in Preakness

For trainer Keith Desormeaux, Exaggerator’s victory in the 141st Preakness was not about a deepening rivalry with Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist or about upending the latest quest for a Triple Crown. It was more personal than that, both because he achieved his career highlight in tandem with his younger brother, jockey Kent Desormeaux, and because he’d… [Read more…]

Trainer Desormeaux, Exaggerator getting used to KY Derby spotlight

Kentucky Derby logo 142 LOUISVILLE, Ky. — This part is relatively new to trainer Keith Desormeaux, the media circus, the outpouring of scrutiny. And anyone diving into the Kentucky Derby pool for the first time ought to be given some rope for taking a few awkward strokes before getting into the rhythm of the moment. After anxiously asking to reporters… [Read more…]