California Chrome Wins The Kentucky Derby
Saturday, May 3, 2014
California Chrome won the 140th running of Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville Saturday. The horse was favored to win, despite quirks that set him apart from his more traditional competitors.
"Derby dreams do come true," an announcer said after the race.
"California Chrome, who gained fame for his rags-to-riches tale outside the traditional rise of champion thoroughbreds, originally was a 5-2 morning line favorite, ultimately going off as a 2-1 favorite at post time."
Watch the race, as broadcast on NBC:
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