Mage Takes First Place At Kentucky Derby

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Churchill Downs, the world’s most legendary racetrack hosted the 149th Kentucky Derby. Known as the greatest race in America, the tradition has been going on since 1875.

Mage was this year’s winner. Owned by OGMA Investments, LLC, Restrepo, Ramiro, Sterling Racing LLC and CMNWLTH, Mage’s trainer is Gustavo Delgado and raced with Jockey, Javier Castellano.

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Several horses were scratched from the racing linup, including Forte. On the morning of the race, Forte was cut according to Kentucky Horse Racing Commission state veterinarian. Co-owner Mike Repole stated that the state veterinarians had concerns about a bruised right front foot.

The day before the race, C R K Racing’s Skinner was scratched from Kentucky Derby 149 because of an elevated temperature. The horse was scratched by trainer John Shirreffs, according to Kentucky Horse Racing Commission stewards.

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