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Rich Strike wins the Kentucky Derby 148
Rich Strike Wins the 148th Running of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve at 80-1 Odds

Churchill Downs Incorporated (“CDI”) (Nasdaq: CHDN) announced today that an exuberant crowd of 147,294 Derby fans at Churchill Downs Racetrack (“Churchill Downs”) witnessed the second-biggest long shot ever to win the Kentucky Derby as Rich Strike claimed an…

May 8, 2022

Jockeys for the 148th Kentucky Derby
Jockey Quotes From The 148th Running Of The Kentucky Derby

Sonny Leon, jockey of Rich Strike (First) – “You know we had a difficult post but I know the horse. I didn’t know if he could win but I had a good feeling with him. I had to wait until the stretch and that’s what I did. I waited and then the rail opened up.…

May 8, 2022

Rich Strike pulls ahead to win Kentucky Derby
Rich Strike, At 80-1 Pulls Shocker In 148th Kentucky Derby Presented By Woodford Reserve

Rich Strike, owned by Richard Dawson’s RED TR-Racing, pulled off the second biggest upset in the history of the Run for the Roses by rallying along the inside to catch favored Epicenter in deep stretch to win the 148th running of the $3 million Kentucky Derby…

May 8, 2022

Rich Strike Wins Kentucky Derby
Trainer Quotes From The 148th Running Of The Kentucky Derby

Eric Reed, trainer of Rich Strike (First) – “He passed them all. I’m elated. I’m happy because this horse trained good enough to win. This rider (Sonny Leon) has been on him all along as he learned the process. He taught him to go between horses. He taught…

May 8, 2022

Rich Strike Racing - Dan Dry
Rich Strike springs 80-1 stunner in Kentucky Derby

RED TR-Racing’s Rich Strike, a last-minute addition to the Kentucky Derby (G1) field from the also-eligible list on Friday morning, rallied from far back to pull an 80-1 upset of Saturday’s 148th Run for the Roses. In deep stretch, the onetime maiden claimer…

May 7, 2022

Santin Outduels Mira Mission To Win Old Forester Bourbon Turf Classic
Santin Outduels Mira Mission To Win Old Forester Bourbon Turf Classic

Godolphin’s homebred Santin prevailed in a protracted stretch duel over Mira Mission by a neck to win the 36th running of the $1 million Old Forester Bourbon Turf Classic for 3-year-olds and up Saturday afternoon.Trained by Brendan Walsh and ridden by Tyler…

May 7, 2022

Jackie’s Warrior Dominates Grade I Churchill Downs
Jackie’s Warrior Dominates Grade I Churchill Downs

J. Kirk and Judy Robison’s champion Jackie’s Warrior romped to a geared-down 4-length victory in the 87th running of the $750,000 Churchill Downs (GI) presented by Ford for 4-year-olds and up Saturday afternoon.Trained by Steve Asmussen and ridden by Joel Rosario,…

May 7, 2022

Stolen Base Captures American Turf
Stolen Base Captures American Turf

Three Diamonds Farm and Deuce Greathouse’s Stolen Base regained the lead from Balnikhov (IRE) at the sixteenth pole and went on to a 1 ¼-length victory in the 31st running of the $500,000 American Turf (GII) presented by BMW for 3-year-olds Saturday afternoon.Trained…

May 7, 2022

Obligatory Goes From Last To First To Win Derby City Distaff
Obligatory Goes From Last To First To Win Derby City Distaff

Juddmonte’s homebred Obligatory, last at the head of the stretch, rallied widest of all to post a three-quarters of a length victory over Four Graces to win the 36th running of the $750,000 Derby City Distaff (GI) presented by Kendall-Jackson Winery for fillies…

May 7, 2022

Jack Christopher Returns In Style To Win Pat Day Mile
Jack Christopher Returns In Style To Win Pat Day Mile

Jim Bakke, Gerry Isbister, Coolmore Stud and White Birch Farm’s undefeated Jack Christopher made a successful return to the races by scoring a 3 3/4-length victory over Pappacap in the 98th running of the $500,000 Pat Day Mile (GII) presented by LG&E and KU…

May 7, 2022

36-1 Longshot Three Technique Wins Inaugural Knicks Go Overnight Stakes
36-1 Longshot Three Technique Wins Inaugural Knicks Go Overnight Stakes

David Miller’s Three Technique surged from far back to win the inaugural running of the $160,000 Knicks Go Overnight Stakes presented by L&N Federal Credit Union for 4-year-olds and up by a length over Injunction Saturday afternoon.Trained by Jason Cook and…

May 7, 2022

Speak Of The Devil (FR) Races
Speak Of The Devil (FR) Shines In U.S. Debut; Wins Longines Churchill Distaff Turf Mile

Peter Brant’s Speak of the Devil (FR) made her U.S. debut a successful one by blowing past stablemate In Italian (GB) at the top of the stretch and draw off by 2 ¾ lengths to win the 37th running of the $500,000 Longines Churchill Distaff Turf Mile (GII) for…

May 7, 2022