Rich Strike stuns field in second biggest Kentucky Derby upset of all timeSunday 8 May 2022
- Rich Strike wins Kentucky Derby in biggest upset since 1913
- Longest shot in field was late replacement for Ethereal Road
- Favorites Epicenter and Zandon took second and third place
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 US president Donald Trump.Continue reading...