Rich Strike wins 148th Kentucky Derby in stunning 80-1 upset

Rich Strike wins 148th Kentucky Derby in stunning 80-1 upset

Lengthy shot Wealthy Strike received the 148th operating of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday at Churchill Downs in Louisville in upset style. The horse had 80-1 odds coming into the race.

Sonny Leon celebrates after successful the Kentucky Derby. AP

Sonny Leon aboard No. 21 horse Wealthy Strike wins the Kentucky Derby.USA TODAY Sports activities

Wealthy Strike (proper) comes from behind to win the Kentucky Derby. Getty Pictures

It was jockey Sonny Leon’s first time successful the Derby.

The No. 21 horse wasn’t anticipated to run the race. He was the primary alternate after Ethereal Highway was scratched Friday morning.

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