Gomez to ride Aikenite in Blue Grass Stakes

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Garrett Gomez has committed to ride Dogwood Stable's Aikenite in the Grade 1, $750,000 Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland on April 10.

Gomez also rides Lookin At Lucky, one of the top two contenders for the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 1. But Lookin At Lucky is scheduled to run in the Santa Anita Derby on Saturday, so Gomez will be free to ride Aikenite.

"Obviously we jumped at the opportunity,'' Dogwood Stable president Cot Campbell said of landing Gomez, one of the top jockeys in the nation.

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