Rainy workout at Churchill Downs

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Bad weather didn’t stop the horses from preparing for the 140th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Exercise riders took the horses out in rainy conditions to test out the track.

Exercise rider Abel Flores takes Kentucky Derby hopeful Tapiture for a morning workout in the rain at Churchill Downs Monday, April 28, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)
Exercise rider Abel Flores takes Kentucky Derby hopeful Tapiture for a morning workout in the rain at Churchill Downs Monday, April 28, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)
Exercise rider Abel Flores takes Kentucky Derby hopeful Tapiture for a morning workout in the rain at Churchill Downs Monday, April 28, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)
<p class="regdt">A horse runs on the wet track at Churchill Downs Monday, April 28, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)</p>
A horse runs on the wet track at Churchill Downs Monday, April 28, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

A horse runs on the wet track at Churchill Downs Monday, April 28, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Exercise rider Abel Flores takes Kentucky Derby hopeful Tapiture for a morning workout in the rain at Churchill Downs Monday, April 28, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)
Exercise rider Abel Flores takes Kentucky Derby hopeful Tapiture for a morning workout in the rain at Churchill Downs Monday, April 28, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)
Exercise rider Abel Flores takes Kentucky Derby hopeful Tapiture for a morning workout in the rain at Churchill Downs Monday, April 28, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)
Exercise rider Kelvin Pahal takes Kentucky Derby hopeful Wicked Strong for a morning workout at Churchill Downs Monday, April 28, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Exercise rider Kelvin Pahal takes Kentucky Derby hopeful Wicked Strong for a morning workout at Churchill Downs Monday, April 28, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Exercise rider Kelvin Pahal takes Kentucky Derby hopeful Wicked Strong for a morning workout at Churchill Downs Monday, April 28, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Exercise rider Kelvin Pahal takes Kentucky Derby hopeful Wicked Strong for a morning workout at Churchill Downs Monday, April 28, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)
Exercise rider Kelvin Pahal takes Kentucky Derby hopeful Wicked Strong for a morning workout at Churchill Downs Monday, April 28, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)
Exercise rider Kelvin Pahal takes Kentucky Derby hopeful Wicked Strong for a morning workout at Churchill Downs Monday, April 28, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)
Kentucky Derby hopeful Tapiture gets a bath after a morning workout at Churchill Downs Monday, April 28, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Kentucky Derby hopeful Tapiture gets a bath after a morning workout at Churchill Downs Monday, April 28, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Kentucky Derby hopeful Tapiture gets a bath after a morning workout at Churchill Downs Monday, April 28, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Exercise rider Abel Flores takes Kentucky Derby hopeful Tapiture for a morning workout in the rain at Churchill Downs Monday, April 28, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Exercise rider Abel Flores takes Kentucky Derby hopeful Tapiture for a morning workout in the rain at Churchill Downs Monday, April 28, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Exercise rider Abel Flores takes Kentucky Derby hopeful Tapiture for a morning workout in the rain at Churchill Downs Monday, April 28, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Exercise rider Joel Barrientos takes Kentucky Derby hopeful General a Rod for a morning workout at Churchill Downs Monday, April 28, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Exercise rider Joel Barrientos takes Kentucky Derby hopeful General a Rod for a morning workout at Churchill Downs Monday, April 28, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Exercise rider Joel Barrientos takes Kentucky Derby hopeful General a Rod for a morning workout at Churchill Downs Monday, April 28, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
An exercise rider takes Kentucky Derby hopeful Hoppertunity for a morning workout at Churchill Downs Monday, April 28, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
An exercise rider takes Kentucky Derby hopeful Hoppertunity for a morning workout at Churchill Downs Monday, April 28, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
An exercise rider takes Kentucky Derby hopeful Hoppertunity for a morning workout at Churchill Downs Monday, April 28, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Kentucky Derby hopeful Hoppertunity gets a bath after a morning workout at Churchill Downs Monday, April 28, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Kentucky Derby hopeful Hoppertunity gets a bath after a morning workout at Churchill Downs Monday, April 28, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Kentucky Derby hopeful Hoppertunity gets a bath after a morning workout at Churchill Downs Monday, April 28, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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