PHOTOS: 2022 Kentucky Derby

With favorite Epicenter and Zandon dueling in front, Rich Strike came charging up the rail for a stunning 80-1 upset in the 148th Kentucky Derby in Louisville, KY on Saturday. Rich Strike triggered the second-biggest upset in the race’s 148-year history, paying $163.60 to win. Only Donerail in 1913 had a higher payout of $184.90.

In addition to being a huge day for horse racing (and gambling) in the U.S., the Kentucky Derby is an enduring tradition for Dixie culture. Here are some photos from the race, the event and — of course — the hats!

 

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