Race horse Rousing Sermon may, or may not, run in the Belmont Stakes in June. The horse was raised at the Tree Top Ranch in Parma. He became a favorite of Idaho fans when he ran in the Kentucky Derby, where he came in 8th. He skipped the Preakness, and now his trainers are trying to decide if he’ll give Belmont a go.
For the first time in nine years, a horse from Idaho will run in the Kentucky Derby Saturday. Rousing Sermon is considered an underdog.
Scott Jagow is the editor of the horse racing website PaulickReport.com. He says the horse from Parma has generated almost no buzz in Louisville. But Jagow is one of those who observed the horse this week. He says Rousing Sermon looks good, seems to like the Churchill Downs surface, and fits well in the Derby format.