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Team Valor International’s Animal Kingdom, ridden by John Velazquez, ran past Nehro in mid-stretch and pulled away to a 2 ¾-length victory to win the 137th running of the $2,171,800 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (GI) before a record crowd of 164,858 on Saturday afternoon at Churchill Downs.

The previous attendance record for a Kentucky Derby was established in 1974 when 163,628 were on hand for Cannonade’s victory in the 100th Run for the Roses.

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# Contender Jockey Trainer Owner Breeder
Commanding Curve Shaun Bridgmohan Dallas Stewart West Point Thoroughbreds
Vicar's In Trouble Rosie Napravnik Mike Maker Kenneth L. and Sarah K. Ramsey
Tapiture Ricardo Santana Jr. Steve Asmussen Winchell Thoroughbreds
Wired Bryan Michael Dilger Anstu Stables, Inc.
Candy Boy Gary Stevens John Sadler C R K Stable LLC
Uncle Sigh Irad Ortiz Jr. Gary Contessa Wounded Warrior Stables & Anthony C. Robertson
Hoppertunity Mike Smith Bob Baffert Karl Watson, Mike Pegram & Paul Weitman
Samraat Jose Ortiz Rick Violette Jr. My Meadowview Farm
General A Rod Joel Rosario Mike Maker Starlight Racing & Skychai Racing, LLC
Wildcat Red Luis Saez Jose Garoffalo Honors Stable Corp.
Chitu Martin Garcia Bob Baffert Tanma Corporation
Ride On Curlin Calvin Borel William G. Gowan Daniel J. Dougherty
Danza Joe Bravo Todd Pletcher Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners
Give No Quarter Graham Motion Sagamore Farm
Intense Holiday John Velazquez Todd Pletcher Starlight Racing
Harry's Holiday Corey Lanerie Mike Maker Skychai Racing LLC, Sand Dollar Stable, LLC, Terry Raymond & Jana Wagner
Wicked Strong Rajiv Maragh James A. Jerkens Centennial Farms
California Chrome Victor Espinoza Art Sherman Steve and Carolyn Coburn & Perry and Denise Martin
Pablo Del Monte Jeffrey Sanchez Wesley Ward Susan Magnier, Derrick Smith, Michael Tabor & Wesley Ward
We Miss Artie Javier Castellano Todd Pletcher Kenneth L. and Sarah K. Ramsey
Vinceremos Joe Rocco Jr. Todd Pletcher WinStar Farm LLC and Twin Creeks Racing
Dance With Fate Corey Nakatani Peter Eurton S. Alesia, Bran Jam Stable & Ciaglia Racing, LLC
Medal Count Robby Albarado Dale Romans Spendthrift Farm

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