Kent Enters 2018 Kentucky Derby with "My Boy Jack" May 5th!
Kent Desormeaux embarks on yet another Kentucky Derby triumph aboard MY BOY JACK May 5th at Churchhill Down. Desormeaux a 3 time derby winner is looking for number 4. This will be a family affair as he rides for his brother Keith and long time clients Don't Tell My Wife Stable. Associates include Big Chief Stable as well as sol with Monomoy Stables LLC.
When Kent DesOrmeaux gets a leg up aboard the early Belmont Stakes (gr. I) favorite, Exaggerator, on June 11, he will bring with him a new focus on life and a determination to win that exceeds even the intense competition of the racetrack.
Since his victory in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I), Desormeaux has been to a rehab facility in Utah, finally coming to terms with his alcoholism, which he has been battling for years. He realizes that the foe he finally has confronted will be tougher than any of his opponents in the Belmont.
“I would like to thank each and every owner and trainer who has given me the confidence in myself,” he said. “Whatever questions they may have had in their mind, I can assure them there now will be no questions. I thank them all for the mounts and the opportunities they have given me.