WASHINGTON — It’s known as the most exciting two minutes in sports.
The 144th Kentucky Derby took place in Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, Saturday.
Twenty horses competed in the race and Justify, a chestnut colt, won for the sixth year in a row, the longest run since the 1970s.
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Mike Smith celebrates after riding Justify to victory during the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs Saturday, May 5, 2018, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)
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Justify splashed through the slop to win the Kentucky Derby by 2½ lengths on Saturday, becoming the first colt in 136 years to wear the roses after not racing as a 2-year-old.
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