Kingdom comes: Velazquez rides Animal Kingdom to Kentucky Derby victory

May 7, 2011 at 7:15 pm in INFORUM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. John Velazquez won the Kentucky Derby by a broken nose.
An injury to Animal Kingdom’s regular rider, Robby Albarado, cleared the way for Velazquez to pick up the mount on the 20-1 long shot. Once he took the reins Saturday, he rode his good luck all the way to the winner’s circle.
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