Trainer out to prove Kentucky Derby point

For the first time, a points system will be used to determine eligibility for the Kentucky Derby,...

For the first time, a points system will be used to determine eligibility for the Kentucky Derby, the first jewel on the Triple Crown. (Getty)

ROB LONGLEY, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 11:02 PM ET

For Mark Casse, there are points to be made Saturday in Kentucky.

First up for the pair of colts Canada’s leading trainer has entered in the $750,000 Blue Grass Stakes at Lexington’s Keeneland Race Track is to earn enough points to be eligible for the Kentucky Derby three weeks later.

And the second task for the three-year-olds Uncaptured and Dynamic Sky is to prove a point — that they are good enough to be contenders in the opening jewel of the Triple Crown.


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