Medina Spirit pulled off an upset at the 2021 Kentucky Derby, holding the lead for almost all of Saturday’s race on the best way to victory.
Bob Baffert, the coach for Medina Spirit (12-1), set a Kentucky Derby file together with his seventh profession win at Churchill Downs. Even he appeared shocked with the consequence throughout a postrace interview.
“I simply cannot imagine it. It hasn’t sunken in but,” Baffert mentioned. “I like the file and all that, but it surely’s a kind of issues the place I am simply so thrilled as a result of, whenever you win it, you by no means know if you are going to be again. . . . I could not be prouder of my workforce.”
“He would not understand how a lot he prices. What a little bit race horse.”
Mandaloun and Sizzling Rod Charlie completed second and third, respectively, with prerace favourite Important High quality touchdown fourth.
Sporting Information offered dwell updates through the 2021 Kentucky Derby. Try the complete outcomes beneath.
Kentucky Derby end order
|3||Sizzling Rod Charlie||$5.20|
|4||Important High quality|
|12||Like The King|
|17||Rock Your World|
|19||Soup And Sandwich|
|20||King Fury (scratch)|
- Last time: 2:01.02
- $2 Exacta (8-7) paid $503.60
- $1 Trifecta (8-7-9) paid $1,696.90
- $1 Superfecta (8-7-9-14) paid $9,456.40
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Kentucky Derby dwell updates, highlights, outcomes
(All occasions Jap)
7:10 p.m. — Bob Baffert is now the winningest coach in Kentucky Derby historical past.
7:05 p.m. — The unofficial high 4: Medina Spirit, Mandaloun, Sizzling Rod Charlie and Important High quality.
7:01 p.m. — Medina Spirit holds off the remainder of the sector to win the 2021 Kentucky Derby!
7 p.m. — Medina Spirit takes the early lead with Soup and Sandwich not far behind.
6:59 p.m. — And so they’re off!
6:50 p.m. — Deliver out the bugle. Nearly race time.
6:35 p.m. — Seems to be like “Mattress Mack” discovered some free change.
6:25 p.m. — Greater than 51,000 followers are prepared to observe the 2021 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.
The official attendance of 51,838 at at this time’s #KentuckyDerby is the biggest crowd at an American sporting occasion because the pandemic started 14 months in the past. It tops the Alabama spring soccer recreation, which hosted 47,218 a pair weeks in the past.
— Hayes Gardner (@HayesGardner) May 1, 2021
6:15 p.m. — Wow. The Turf Basic ends in a useless warmth.
5:55 p.m. — It is time to play the “Tom Brady appears like…” recreation on Twitter.
5:45 p.m. — In fact Aaron Rodgers made a “Movie star Jeopardy” reference together with his Kentucky Derby title tag.
2021 Kentucky Derby submit time
Protection of the 2021 Kentucky Derby will start at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBC. The race, which has a submit time of 6:57 p.m. ET, will probably be held at at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky.
You too can stream the Derby dwell with fuboTV, which offers a seven-day free trial.
Kentucky Derby submit positions
Under is the complete listing of beginning spots, in addition to every horse’s odds of successful the Kentucky Derby.
|Put up place||Horse||Odds|
|2||Like The King||50-1|
|9||Sizzling Rod Charlie||8-1|
|14||Important High quality||2-1|
|15||Rock Your World||5-1|
|19||Soup And Sandwich||30-1|