Kentucky Derby Winner Rich Strike to Bypass Preakness Stakes, Point to Belmont Stakes

Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve winner Rich Strike will bypass the May 21 Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in favor of a run in the June 11 Belmont…

Record $179 Million Bet On Kentucky Derby

Churchill Downs Incorporated announced Monday that a crowd of 147,294 Derby fans at Churchill Downs Racetrack witnessed the second-biggest long shot ever to win the Kentucky Derby. Wagering from all…

CDI’s Kentucky Derby 148 Sets New Wagering Records

Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) announced its pinnacle event and a major driver of the company’s financial success, the Kentucky Derby, set new wagering records this year. The 148th edition of…

2022 Triple Crown Hopeful Snapshots: Kentucky Derby Winner Rich Strike and His Chances in Preakness

Welcome to 2022 Triple Crown Hopeful Snapshots, where we’ll take a look each week at a recent winner on the Triple Crown trail. Through the end of April, prospects were…

Rich Strike Gives Racing a Hollywood Story with Kentucky Derby Upset

Posted on: May 8, 2022, 01:19h.  Last updated on: May 8, 2022, 04:12h. Steve Bittenbender Read More They’ve made movies about the Kentucky Derby before. You’ve probably heard about Secretariat,…

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…

Five Takeaways You Need to Know From Kentucky Derby Weekend

Tom Pedulla presents five key takeaways from the $3 million Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve and other major developments at Churchill Downs: BARGAIN CHAMP: Behind one of the great…

Rich Strike Surges Late for Stunning 80-1 Upset in 2022 Kentucky Derby

Rich Strike, who failed to qualify for the 20-horse Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve but received a starting gate berth when Ethereal Road scratched the day before, pulled one…

Quotable From 2022 Kentucky Derby: What the Trainers and Jockeys Had to Say

The 2022 edition Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve was an unforgettable one, as 80-1 Rich Strike came flying up the inside late to pull off one of the biggest upsets…

The Bold and the Beautiful Hats of the 2022 Kentucky Derby

A collection of the wonderful and wild hats from the Kentucky Derby May 7 at Churchill Downs. (Eclipse Sportswire) A collection of the wonderful and wild hats from the Kentucky…