No other horse had won the Derby in less than 2 minutes until Monarchos
80 as the 4-year-old daughter of Monarchos
won for the 11th time in 14 starts.
cut-price bill comes because she claims a 50 per cent tax reduction, as the castle is used as a holiday home.
With incredible good fortune he emerged with Monarchos
, winner of the Kentucky Derby in the fastest time since Secretariat.
The Wood Memorial has unearthed the last two winners of the Kentucky Derby - Fusaichi Pegasus and Monarchos
In the Belmont, he beat A P Valentine by over 12 lengths with Kentucky Derby hero Monarchos
ran out the impressive winner of the 127th Kentucky Derby in front of a massive crowd at Churchill Downs yesterday.
A crowd of 154,210 saw Monarchos
beat Invisible Ink by four and a quarter lengths with Congaree a nose back in third.
Several past Kentucky Derby winners have been prepared with extensive Equitonic treatments, including Monarchos
, the horse with the fastest race time since Secretariat.
After being voted the Eclipse Award as the nation's outstanding jockey of 1999 and winning the 2001 Kentucky Derby with Monarchos
in a huge rally, Chavez ran into bad luck with injuries.
WEAKNESSES: Amazingly, he could only finish fifth in the Kentucky Derby which was won by Monarchos
Bob Baffert's charge had been sent off favourite for the Kentucky Derby two weeks earlier but finished a disappointing fifth behind Monarchos
at Churchill Downs.