07 May 2011

137th kentucky derby official results

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we were pulling for the #7 horse pants on fire. on 26 march 2011, it won the louisiana derby [vid]. also a nice angle to that story would have been its female jockey anna napravnik. they finished ninth.

during the race call it seems that nbc sports didnt have the announcers sound volume turned up high enough over the track noise. we also noticed during the broadcast that nbc sports had a lot of trouble with their graphics too.


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(1) riders up
(2) call to post
(3) "my old kentucky home"
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Completing the order of finish were Shackleford, Master of Hounds (Kingmambo), Santiva (Giant's Causeway), Brilliant Speed (Dynaformer), Dialed In (Mineshaft), Pants on Fire (Jump Start),

Twice the Appeal (Successful Appeal), Soldat (War Front), Stay Thirsty (Bernardini), Derby Kitten (Kitten's Joy), Decisive Moment (With Distinction), Archarcharch (Arch), Midnight Interlude (War Chant),

Twinspired (Harlan's Holiday), Watch Me Go (West Acre) and Comma to the Top.

Uncle Mo (Indian Charlie) was an early and well-publicized scratch on Friday.

Archarcharch was vanned off after the race, and his status was unknown at publication. According to analyst Gary Stevens, the saddle slipped forward on the near-black colt during the running of the race, leaving jockey Jon Court with very little control. ~ read more
animal kingdom winner of the 137th kentucky derby

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