American Pharoah wins the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby. American Pharoah was the 5/2 favorite and the fourth win for trainer by Bob Baffert.
It was the second straight win at Churchill Downs for jockey Victor Espinoza.
“I feel like the luckiest Mexican on earth,” a smiling Espinoza told NBC after the race.
The winning time for the 1 1/4 mile race was 2:03.02 in front of a record crowd of 170,513.