Who is a lawyer? Learn about the horse that won the Kentucky Derby in 2023 – Hollywood Life
- The 2023 Kentucky Derby takes place on May 6, 2023.
- The mage, ridden by Javier Castellano, won the race.
- The field dropped to 18 after five horses were scratched out of the race.
The 149th Kentucky Derby will go down in history, for better or worse. The May 6 event is attended by celebrities — Patrick And Brittany Mahomes, Jack Harlow, Chris Pine, Danielle Birkhead, And Bobby Flay – and commoners, all gathered to see which horse would come out on top after “Fastest Two Minutes in Sports”. After a few days of dark clouds – metaphorically – the race stopped the rain clouds literally as eighteen thoroughbred horses raced onto the track at Churchill Downs. In the end, it was Mage who defeated seventeen other horses to win the day. In the end it was a close race, Mage retreated and won in a dramatic finish!
MAGE (17/1) WIN the 149th Kentucky Derby! 🏆
(through @NBCSports) | #KyDerby
— NBC Sports EDGE Betting (@NBCSportsBet) May 6, 2023
It was a magical race that, for a moment, avoided the tragedy and drama that surrounded this year’s race. For more information on the winners and what they had to go through to make it into the winner’s circle, prepare another mint julep and read on.
Wizards won the Kentucky Derby in 2023
Mages will be considered “rookies” in equestrianism. I just run three races before the 2023 Derby: Florida Derby (where he finished second), the Fountain of Youth Derby (finished fourth) and the Maiden derby (where he won).
He was trained by Gustavo Delgado and partly owned by South Florida’s Ramiro Restrepo. He’s one of five owners – five owners whose horse just won the Kentucky Derby!
The Wizard Wins the Kentucky Derby! pic.twitter.com/B0oGlHDTyD
– Kentucky Horse Racing (@KentuckyDerby) May 6, 2023
Their rider is Javier Castellano
This win marks an incredible career for Javier Castellano. The 45-year-old racer has been racing since 1996 in his native Venezuela. He is a second generation jockey and family running race. His father, uncle and brother are all horse racers. Javier was inducted into the National Racing Museum and Hall of Fame in 2017.
His career includes wins at the Preakness Stakes in 2006 and 2017, the Breeders’ Cup Classic in 2004 and the Kentucky Oaks in 2016. He entered Cloud Computing when he won the Preakness in 2017 and has ridden those horses like Shaman Ghost, Honor Code, and Bellamy Road.
MVP Call for Riders Up’s @PatrickMahomes pic.twitter.com/avehSvd2SQ
– Kentucky Horse Racing (@KentuckyDerby) May 6, 2023
The odds are not in his favor.
With so much drama heading into the race – including the odds that the favorite will soon be scrapped, moreover – the odds for the 2023 Kentucky Derby are in complete shambles until the grand finale is over. on Saturday morning. Here are the odds of the winner and the rest of the field, according to CNN. (However, Mage’s odds after winning are listed as 15-1. Meaning that even though he’s a hitter, his odds have improved.)
- Shows 26/1
- Verification 1/17
- Two Phil’s 7/1
- Confidence Game 16/1
- Tapit Trice 9/2
- Kingsbarns 1/10
- Reincarnation 13/1
- Sorcerer January 17*
- Disarm 24/1
- Jace Street 32/1
- Thunder on January 30
- Angel Empire 2/9
- Raising Cain 30/1
- Derma Sotogake 7/1
- Missile Can 27/1
- Tornado 32/1
- English Hero 1/21
- King Russel 32/1
They won the Derby with the most scratches in nearly 90 years.
If the above doesn’t clarify, the 2023 Kentucky Derby takes place with a total of 18 horses, down from the regular field of 20. This drop field comes after Forte, the favorite horse won 3 -1, becoming the fifth horse to ‘scratch’ – aka be withdrawn – from the race. Churchill Downs said Forte co-owner Mike Repole attributed the scratch to state veterinarians who were concerned about a bruised right paw. washington articles.
The actual move has receded due to the high temperature. Continuar was pulled for lack of fitness. Skinner withdrew due to the rising temperature, and Lord Miles was partially pulled for training Saffie Joseph Jr. suspended indefinitely – more about that thing a moment. These scratches allowed Cyclone Mischief, Mandarin Hero and King Russell to compete in the Kentucky Derby, but the field was still reduced to 18 horses. Overall, that’s the most scratches in the Kentucky Derby since 1936.
It is believed that the Derby with the most scratches was from 1933. In the past twenty-three years, only ten races have taken place on a full field.
…But all the horses coming out in the 2023 Derby are winners.
Racehorse trainer Saffie Joseph Jr. was suspended indefinitely on 4 May after two horses he trained suddenly died, as of the time of publication, of unknown cause. “The suspension prohibits Joseph, or any trainer directly or indirectly employed by Joseph, from participating in horse racing or applying for stall. [Churchill Downs Inc.]-owned racetracks,” the organization said in a statement on Thursday CNN. “The CDI decision comes after the extremely unexpected sudden deaths of two horses trained by Joseph at Churchill Downs: A Parent’s Pride on Saturday and Chasing Artie on Tuesday.”
This is why Lord Miles is out of the race. CDI has “reasonable concerns about his horse’s condition” and has suspended him “until the details are analyzed and understood.”
Unfortunately, Parent Pride and Chasing Artie weren’t the only horses to die leading the Kentucky Derby. had six confirmed deaths while participating in the race. Churchill Downs stated: Wild On Ice, another Kentucky Derby competitor, was injured in practice on April 27. Take Charge Briana was injured during a race on May 2. Both were “recovered” died for humanitarian reasons”.
Chloe’s Dream was injured during an undercard race on Saturday. Coach Jeff Hiles told fans: “He just took a bad step out there. Related press. “They can do the same thing on the field as they can do on the track. So it’s very unfortunate. That’s what we deal with.”
Racehorse Freezing Point was also injured in the race under their card and was killed. “I’m not happy to see a horse die,” said jockey Joe Conforto. AP. “But I think a lot of it is due to bad luck. Most racehorses are better taken care of than humans.”
The deaths and suspensions come just weeks before the horse racing regulator is set to issue new anti-doping and drug regulations. Notoriously, Medina Spirit finished first at the 2021 Kentucky Derby but was stripped of its victory after failing a post-race drug test. Medina Spirit died later that year after training at a race track in Southern California, according to NPR.
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