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Kentucky Derby 2018: The race

Scenes from the running of the 144th Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 5, 2018, at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky.

Mike Smith celebrates after riding Justify to victory
Photo Credit: AP / Darron Cummings

Mike Smith celebrates after riding Justify to victory during the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs Saturday, May 5, 2018, in Louisville, Ky.

Mike Smith celebrates after riding Justify to victory
Photo Credit: AP / Darron Cummings

Mike Smith celebrates after riding Justify to victory during the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs Saturday, May 5, 2018, in Louisville, Ky.

Horse enter turn one during the 144th running
Photo Credit: AP / John Minchillo

Horse enter turn one during the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs Saturday, May 5, 2018, in Louisville, Ky.

Mike Smith rides Justify to victory during the
Photo Credit: AP / Kiichiro Sato

Mike Smith rides Justify to victory during the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs Saturday, May 5, 2018, in Louisville, Ky.

Mike Smith rides Justify to victory during the
Photo Credit: AP / Darron Cummings

Mike Smith rides Justify to victory during the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs Saturday, May 5, 2018, in Louisville, Ky.

Mike Smith rides Justify to victory during the
Photo Credit: AP / Kiichiro Sato

Mike Smith rides Justify to victory during the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs Saturday, May 5, 2018, in Louisville, Ky.

Mike Smith rides Justify to victory during the
Photo Credit: AP / Darron Cummings

Mike Smith rides Justify to victory during the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs Saturday, May 5, 2018, in Louisville, Ky.

Horses leave the starting gate for the 144th
Photo Credit: AP / John Minchillo

Horses leave the starting gate for the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs Saturday, May 5, 2018, in Louisville, Ky.

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