Relive the Magic of Rich Strike’s Improbable Kentucky Derby Victory

The start of the 2022 Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve. (Eclipse Sportswire)

Rich Strike authored an 80-1 upset win in the 2022 Kentucky Derby. (Eclipse Sportswire)
Rich Strike authored an 80-1 upset win in the 2022 Kentucky Derby. (Eclipse Sportswire)

Rich Strike authored an 80-1 upset win in the 2022 Kentucky Derby. (Eclipse Sportswire)
Rich Strike authored an 80-1 upset win in the 2022 Kentucky Derby. (Eclipse Sportswire)

Rich Strike authored an 80-1 upset win in the 2022 Kentucky Derby. (Eclipse Sportswire)
Rich Strike authored an 80-1 upset win in the 2022 Kentucky Derby. (Eclipse Sportswire)

Rich Strike authored an 80-1 upset win in the 2022 Kentucky Derby. (Eclipse Sportswire)
Rich Strike authored an 80-1 upset win in the 2022 Kentucky Derby. (Eclipse Sportswire)

Rich Strike authored an 80-1 upset win in the 2022 Kentucky Derby. (Eclipse Sportswire)
Rich Strike authored an 80-1 upset win in the 2022 Kentucky Derby. (Eclipse Sportswire)

Rich Strike authored an 80-1 upset win in the 2022 Kentucky Derby. (Eclipse Sportswire)
Rich Strike authored an 80-1 upset win in the 2022 Kentucky Derby. (Eclipse Sportswire)

Rich Strike authored an 80-1 upset win in the 2022 Kentucky Derby. (Eclipse Sportswire)
Rich Strike authored an 80-1 upset win in the 2022 Kentucky Derby. (Eclipse Sportswire)

Rich Strike authored an 80-1 upset win in the 2022 Kentucky Derby. (Eclipse Sportswire)
Rich Strike authored an 80-1 upset win in the 2022 Kentucky Derby. (Eclipse Sportswire)

Connections of Rich Strike celebrate on track after his improbable victory. (Eclipse Sportswire)
Connections of Rich Strike celebrate on track after his improbable victory. (Eclipse Sportswire)

Connections of Rich Strike celebrate on track after his improbable victory. (Eclipse Sportswire)
Connections of Rich Strike celebrate on track after his improbable victory. (Eclipse Sportswire)

Connections of Rich Strike celebrate on track after his improbable victory. (Eclipse Sportswire)
Connections of Rich Strike celebrate on track after his improbable victory. (Eclipse Sportswire)

Connections of Rich Strike celebrate on track after his improbable victory. (Eclipse Sportswire)
Connections of Rich Strike celebrate on track after his improbable victory. (Eclipse Sportswire)

Winning jockey Sonny Leon soaks up his first graded stakes win. (Eclipse Sportswire)
Winning jockey Sonny Leon soaks up his first graded stakes win. (Eclipse Sportswire)

Winning jockey Sonny Leon soaks up his first graded stakes win. (Eclipse Sportswire)
Winning jockey Sonny Leon soaks up his first graded stakes win. (Eclipse Sportswire)

Winning jockey Sonny Leon soaks up his first graded stakes win. (Eclipse Sportswire)
Winning jockey Sonny Leon soaks up his first graded stakes win. (Eclipse Sportswire)

Rich Strike authored an 80-1 upset win in the 2022 Kentucky Derby. (Eclipse Sportswire)
Rich Strike authored an 80-1 upset win in the 2022 Kentucky Derby. (Eclipse Sportswire)

Winning owner Rick Dawson accepts the Kentucky trophy from Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear. (Eclipse Sportswire)
Winning owner Rick Dawson accepts the Kentucky trophy from Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear. (Eclipse Sportswire)

Winning trainer Eric Reed celebrates Rich Strike’s win. (Eclipse Sportswire)
Winning trainer Eric Reed celebrates Rich Strike’s win. (Eclipse Sportswire)

Jockey Sonny Leon embraces his wife and child in an emotional moment. (Eclipse Sportswire)
Jockey Sonny Leon embraces his wife and child in an emotional moment. (Eclipse Sportswire)

Winning trainer Eric Reed gives Sonny Leon a hug after a great ride on Rich Strike. (Eclipse Sportswire)
Winning trainer Eric Reed gives Sonny Leon a hug after a great ride on Rich Strike. (Eclipse Sportswire)