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California Chrome wins 140th Kentucky Derby

By WKTV News

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP/WKTV) - California Chrome pulled away down the stretch for a dominant win the 140th Kentucky Derby on Saturday at Churchill Downs.
 
Taking charge at the top of the lane, California Chrome and jockey Victor Espinoza made a decisive move and quickly sprinted clear. They finished the 1¼ miles in 2:03.66.
 
The 5-2 favorite stretched his winning streak to five and Art Sherman, 77, became the oldest winning Derby trainer.
 
Long shot Commanding Curve rallied for second, with Danza third. Wicked Strong was fourth.
 
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