"The only thing I wish I could have done on the far turn was creep up closer on him," said Borel. "Turning for home, I still thought we had a shot to win, but he gave me a good turn of foot."
Orb returned $12.80, $7.40, and $5.40. Golden Soul paid $38.60 and $19.40 and completed the $2 exacta for $981.60. Revolutionary paid $5.40 and completed the $0.50 trifecta for $1,731.40. Mylute completed the $1 superfecta for $57,084. The final time for the 1 1/4 race over the sloppy track was 2:02.89.
The complete order of finish in the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby was Orb, Golden Soul, Revolutionary, Normandy Invasion, Mylute, Oxbow, Lines of Battle, Will Take Charge, Charming Kitten, Giant Finish, Overanalyze, Palace Malice, Java's War, Verrazano, Itsmyluckyday, Frac Daddy, Goldencents, Vyjack, and Falling Sky.
Photo: J. Oswald, Homepage Photo: M. Sharp
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