Animal Kingdom wins Kentucky Derby

Animal Kingdom (R), with jockey John Velazquez in the irons, wins the Kentucky Derby at Churchill...

Animal Kingdom (R), with jockey John Velazquez in the irons, wins the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. (REUTERS/John Sommers II)

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, Last Updated: 4:07 AM ET

Animal Kingdom won the $2.2 million Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on Saturday.

Ridden by jockey John Velazquez, Animal Kingdom finished the 19-horse race ahead of Nehro in second place and Mucho Macho Man in third.


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