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Preakness? Belmont? After Derby upset, Rich Strike’s team faces chance, and choice, of a lifetime

Preakness? Belmont? After Derby upset, Rich Strike’s team faces chance, and choice, of a lifetime

Sometime around 2:30 a.m. on Sunday morning, about seven hours after his horse had pulled off the greatest Kentucky Derby upset in a century, Eric Reed finally stretched out on his bed. But sleep on Sunday was as uncatchable as his horse Rich Strike had been on Saturday. Reed, who’s trained Rich Strike since last …

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'Oh my goodness!': How the memorable Kentucky Derby finishing call of Rich Strike's victory happened

‘Oh my goodness!’: How the memorable Kentucky Derby finishing call of Rich Strike’s victory happened

Rich Strike, the 2022 Kentucky Derby winner, had his name called just two times in the entire race: once during a routine early full-field run-through … and once just before he crossed the finish line for the most unexpected Derby finish in a century. For all the remarkable elements involved in Saturday’s epic Derby — …

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Derby Day: Ags homer five times in thrashing of South Carolina, 16-4

Game #44: No. 13 Texas A&M 16, South Carolina 4Records: Texas A&M (29-15, 13-9), South Carolina (23-21, 9-13)WP: Joseph Menefee (3-2)LP: Brett Thomas (0-1)Box Score Texas A&M’s usual Sunday dominance came early. A Friday night slugfest headlined by Jordan Thompson’s eighth-inning grand slam and matching a season-high five home runs powered No. 13 Texas A&M …

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