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 along with his seventh profession win at Churchill Downs. Even he appeared surprised with the consequence throughout a postrace interview.
“I simply can’t imagine it. It hasn’t sunken in but,” Baffert mentioned. “I really 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, while you win it, you by no means know if you are going to be again. . . . I could not be prouder of my group.”
“He does not know the way a lot he prices. What just a little race horse.”
— NBC Sports activities (@NBCSports) May 1, 2021
Mandaloun and Scorching Rod Charlie completed second and third, respectively, with prerace favourite Important High quality touchdown fourth.
Sporting Information offered stay updates throughout the 2021 Kentucky Derby. Try the complete outcomes under.
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Kentucky Derby end order
|3||Scorching 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 stay updates, highlights, outcomes
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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, Scorching Rod Charlie and Important High quality.
7:01 p.m. — Medina Spirit holds off the remainder of the sphere 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. — Convey out the bugle. Virtually race time.
6:35 p.m. — Seems to be like “Mattress Mack” discovered some unfastened 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 the moment’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 sport, which hosted 47,218 a pair weeks in the past.
— Hayes Gardner (@HayesGardner) May 1, 2021
6:15 p.m. — Wow. The Turf Traditional ends in a lifeless warmth.
5:55 p.m. — It is time to play the “Tom Brady seems to be like…” sport on Twitter.
5:45 p.m. — After all Aaron Rodgers made a “Celeb Jeopardy” reference along with his Kentucky Derby identify tag.
2021 Kentucky Derby put up time
Protection of the 2021 Kentucky Derby will start at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBC. The race, which has a put up time of 6:57 p.m. ET, can be held at at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky.
You too can stream the Derby stay with fuboTV, which affords a seven-day free trial.
Kentucky Derby put up positions
Beneath is the complete checklist of beginning spots, in addition to every horse’s odds of profitable the Kentucky Derby.
|Put up place||Horse||Odds|
|2||Like The King||50-1|
|9||Scorching Rod Charlie||8-1|
|14||Important High quality||2-1|
|15||Rock Your World||5-1|
|19||Soup And Sandwich||30-1|