Just like it was laid out by the experts, the undefeated, 2015 2yo Male HOY in Nyquist, broke cleanly from Post #13 then followed the speedy Danzing Candy into the clubhouse turn then sat off his right flank all the way down the back stretch then wheeled 3 wide off the far turn and fired for home past Danzing Candy then Gun Runner for the 1 1/4 length win in today’s 142nd GI Kentucky Derby.
2015 Triple Crown winner American Pharoah closed out his racing career with a monster wire to wire, 6 1/2 lengths, bursting them up, victory in today’s $5 million, GI Breeders’ Cup Classic here in the Keeneland twilight!
32/1 long shot Effinex, offered the only real challenge to Pharoah today dogging him all the way around until the top of the stretch where the Pharoah turned on the juice for this monster going away in style win!
Honor Code, did his usual late rally thing but had to settle for 3rd with Traver winner Keen Icefilling out the super for 4th!
Distance: One And One Fourth Miles Track Condition: Fast
Winning Time – 2:00.07 a new Keeneland course record for 1 1/4 mile on the dirt!
Her Emmynency, held off late charges from both Miss Temple City, 2nd and heavy 4/5 favorite Sentiero Italia, 3rd for the win by a short head in today’s $500,000, GIQueen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup, for 3yo Filles at 1 1/8 mile (Turf )
as, Olorda, did round out the super for this race!