Winning Kentucky Derby trainer questioned about derogatory Kamala Harris tweet

Eric Reed, the trainer whose horse, Rich Strike, won the Kentucky Derby despite being quite the long shot, was quizzed by an ESPN host about a derogatory tweet made by an account bearing his name.

The account, @daddyrabbit1964, reportedly tweeted “Heard she’s good on her knees!!” in response to a question by President Donald Trump’s former advisor Sebastian Gorka asking “So what exactly are [Vice President] Kamala [Harris]’s qualifications?”

Because the account had the name “Eric Reed” attached, the trainer was asked about the tweet by John Barr when he visited “Outside the Lines” on Wednesday.

“I haven’t seen anything about it,” he responded simply. “Haven’t been told about it. I don’t know what’s going on out there. I’m more concerned with Richie and what’s going on with us, and this great horse, and how much he’s helping everybody. So, there’s haters out there, and that’s about how I’m gonna leave something like that.”

Social media sleuths went to work to try to find clues pointing to Reed’s guilt:

There were others, however, who don’t care about anything Reed has to say about Harris and believed the horse should be in the spotlight:


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