Austin woman wins big on Kentucky Derby bet

A woman places a bet before the 144th

Mike Smith earned his second Derby victory, becoming at 52 the second-oldest winning jockey.

When asked about the race right after his big win, the first thing Smith does is thank Jesus, telling reporters, "I just want to thank my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ for blessing us on this afternoon, and blessing us with this unbelievable horse".

The woman, whose name wasn't disclosed, correctly picked five straight winners in Races 8-12 at Churchill Downs.

According to ESPN, Justify had the surest odds of the winners chosen by the woman, who also picked Funny Duck at 40-1 odds in the 10th race of the day.

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Trailing Promises Fulfilled by a length after the first quarter miles, the two horses held that position for the next two quarter miles, but Justify made his move in the final turn. This horse is the real deal and now has the eyes of America on him.

In 2017, a Kentucky Derby gambler collected $75,000 off a $1 bet. "I just basically stayed out the way". "When we won his second race we were in Pharoah territory".

That was down from last year's 10.5 percent and a result, in part, of the Derby going head-to-head with an National Basketball Association playoff game between the Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics. But he said: "I've never been on a 3-year-old like this". Trainer Todd Pletcher doesn't like running a horse after just a two-week break, so his four Derby entries - third-place Audible, Magnum Moon, Vino Rosso and Noble Indy - probably will not be shipped to Baltimore for the Preakness, which is capped at 14 horses. "We saw something really great". "I'd say we'll probably go".

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