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The fans packed Churchill Downs

A total of 147.294 fans filled the facilities of the Louisville Oval

A total of 147.294 attendees filled the facilities of the Churchill Downs Racecourse last Saturday for the 148th edition of the Kentucky Derby, the most anticipated race of each season in the United States and which this time was won surprisingly by Rich Strike, driven by the Venezuelan Sonny León.

For the equestrian festival that began last Friday, 100.188 fans showed up at the circuit facilities, where that day a seven-selective billboard was presented with the Kentucky Oaks, won by the Secret Oaks with the Panamanian Luis Sáez, as the most important test. .

Read also: Now they go for the Preakness on Saturday May 21

Kentucky Awards

Confirmed the victory of the Rich Strike in the Kentucky Derby 2022 with a prize of three million dollars to be distributed, the remuneration was as follows:

The first place, corresponding to Rich Strike and his connections will receive the sum of $1.860.000, the second place went to Epicenter and his relatives will receive the sum of $600.000. Zandon finished third and got the sum of $300.000 for his owners.

Simplification, trained by the Venezuelan Antonio Sano won the sum of $150.000 and Mo Donegal, who closed the board will have $90.000.

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