Nyquist wins 142nd Kentucky Derby

Lexington, KY - Keeneland - Nyquist with Mario Gutierrez aboard wins the $2 Million Breeders' Cup Sentient Jet Juvenile for trainer Doug O'Neill and owner Reddam Racing, LLC (J. Paul Reddam) here today, Saturday October 31, 2015 during the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships. Photo by © Breeders' Cup/William Kolb 2015

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – The winner of the 142nd Kentucky Derby was the favorite Nyquist. Racing against 19 other horses Nyquist finished in front of Exaggerator. At 8-0 Nyquist is the eighth unbeaten horse to win the Derby.

Nyquist was ridden by Mario Gutierrez and trained by Doug O’Neill.

The race was run in good conditions after a heavy rainfall about an hour before the race. It was seen by the second largest crowd ever at Churchill Downs, around 167,000.

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