Kentucky Derby 2009: Mine That Bird!

-Posted by D. Worth (US) | for- M. Barbay (France) and US

Fifty to One Long shot!
Calvin Borel knew he'd win, "If I could find my way through", he told the interviewer...

Louisianan makes two big wins at the Kentucky! Looks like an amazingly sweet guy... And what an awesome. awesome, race...
VIDEO (below) worth the view!

Borel takes the Kentucky on Mine That Bird, a $9,500 horse!
"In a performance reminiscent of his winning ride aboard Street Sense two years earlier, Calvin Borel hugged the rail throughout then exploded through the stretch to guide Mine That Bird to an improbable 6 3/4-length victory over Pioneerof the Nile in the 135th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.

The victory capped off a memorable weekend for Borel, who also rode Rachel Alexandra to a one-sided triumph in Friday's Kentucky Oaks." (Source DRF)

Again, Borel also rode Rachel Alexandra at Kentucky Oaks!!

Today's story...
Long shot wins Kentucky Derby!
Earlier 2.2.09
... Hundreds of thousands of people converged on Churchill Downs Saturday to watch the Kentucky Derby. Early favorite, I Want Revenge scratched early Saturday morning, leaving the race wide open for the 19 remaining horses. Full Article at WFIE-TV

In an earlier press conference... VIDEO: Trainer Jeff Mullins scratched Derby favorite, which is a very commendable thing for the horse… And right move as Borel’s Kentucky WIN with Mine That Bird; proved to be unstoppable…

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