(Highly Motivated / Photo by Holly M. Smith)

(Trainer Brad Cox / Photo by Holly M. Smith)

From the KY HBPA:

Chad Brown on Derby contender Highly Motivated, second by a neck in Keeneland’s Toyota Blue Grass behind Essential Quality, and 3-for-3 Kentucky Oaks candidate Search Results.
Brad Cox on his Derby contenders, with the news being Arkansas Derby runner-up Caddo River is now considered definite for the Derby, pending Saturday’s work.