Strike with an upset at Kentucky Derby


 

Rich Strike became the second longest odds horse to ever win the Kentucky Derby as the horse captured the 148th running of the Kentucky Derby. 

 

Rich Strike entered the race at 84 to 1 odds. Epicenter entered the race as the favorites at 4 to 1.

 

This morning Rich Strike was not even in the race, a late scratch put the horse in the race.

 

Summers Knight will now look to become the 14th horse to complete the Triple Crown. 

 

The 147th Preakness Stakes is slated for two weeks from Saturday on May 21. Then, on June 11, the 154th Belmont Stakes will complete the Triple Crown slate.

 

Story by Jay Hig