Street Sense has won the 133rd Kentucky
Derby under a masterful ride by jockey Calvin Borel.
Borel earned his first Kentucky Derby victory by riding Street
Sense from next to last in the 20-horse field. Street Sense became
the highest-priced favorite in the history of the Derby, paying
eleven-dollars and 80 cents for a two-dollar ticket.
Street Sense won the Breeders Cup Juvenile last fall at
Churchill Downs and was named the two-year-old champion. No
two-year-old champion has progressed to win the Kentucky Derby the
following year since Spectacular Bid in 1979.
Trainer Carl Nafzger is back in the Kentucky Derby winner's
circle 17 years after he sent out his first Derby winner,
Hard Spun finished a well-beaten second to Street Sense. Curlin,
who entered the Derby having won all three of his races, finished