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    Quote Originally Posted by bdtex View Post
    After the first furlong, the race announcer never said his name until right before he took the lead.
    To me, that was the coolest part - his reaction about Rich Strike. Classic.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DGUtley View Post
    Wow. The overhead view makes Rich Strike's comeback for the upset. Rich Strike’s historic rise from Kentucky Derby alternate to 80-1 longshot winner only was made more incredible by the overheard view of Saturday’s race.


    NBC Sports provided the stunning footage showing jockey Sonny Leon riding the shocking winner at Churchill Downs from the back of the pack, weaving through at least 15 other horses from the final turn before taking the rail down the stretch and flying by Epicenter, the 4-1 favorite, and Zandon just before the finish line.


    https://twitter.com/nbcsports/status...X1mpnTCCG4QulQ


    https://nypost.com/2022/05/08/kentuc...verhead-video/


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    reminded me of the quote from when Secretariat won the Belmont Stakes and the TC: “He's moving like a tremendous machine!”


    https://twitter.com/belmontstakes/st...FHparfP66XfVEw

    That was really something. I tried to watch it yesterday but I came upon a Paige Spiranac article and got distracted as I respect her style of journalism

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