One other lengthy shot, Summer time Is Tomorrow, led the sphere for the primary half-mile of the race Saturday earlier than he was handed by Crown Pleasure and Messier. Epicenter then took the lead heading into the ultimate stretch, however he was tracked down by Wealthy Strike who stayed near the rail and out-sprinted the favorites to the road.
Wealthy Strike received a race at Churchill Downs in September 2021, however that was the solely win of his profession previous to Saturday. The three-year-old colt wasn’t even entered into the Kentucky Derby till Friday when one other horse, Ethereal Highway, was scratched from the sphere.
Epicenter, the race favourite, completed second with Zandon in third.