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80-1 shot Rich Strike races to huge upset in Kentucky Derby

 


LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — With favorite Epicenter and Zandon dueling in front, Rich Strike came charging up the rail for a stunning 80-1 upset in the Kentucky Derby on Saturday.

Jockey Sonny Leon guided Rich Strike from far back in the 20-horse field to beat 4-1 favorite Epicenter by three-quarters of a length. Zandon was another three-quarters of a length back in third at Churchill Downs in front of a crowd that included former President Donald Trump.

"I about fell down in the paddock when he hit the wire," winning owner Rick Dawson said. "I about passed out."

Rich Strike triggered the seco...



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