A bittersweet farewell to Frank M. Reid at Bethel AME
Topics

Kentucky Derby

Nyquist returns to track at Pimlico, will ship home to California Sunday

Nyquist returns to track at Pimlico, will ship home to California Sunday

Nyquist, the Kentucky Derby winner who finished third in the Preakness on May 21, is beginning to recover from a fever and high white blood count that caused him to pull out of the June 11 Belmont Stakes.

With assistant trainer, Jack Sisterson, on a pony next to him, Nyquist jogged one lap around the main track at Pimlico Race Course this morning. Since the Preakness, Nyquist has been limited to walking the shedrow.

“He went great this morning. We just jogged him once, backtracked him around and he was full of energy, everything we wanted to see first day back after his slight issue there but he’s doing great,” Sisterson said. “We’re very happy...

77°