Medina Spirit wins the 147th running of 2021 KentuckyDerby - Sports history


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Sunday, May 2, 2021

Medina Spirit wins the 147th running of 2021 KentuckyDerby

Kentucky Derby 2021: Medina Spirit surprising win with Bob Baffert a record 7th Derby win, watch highlights.

 Bob Baffert, King of the Kentucky Derby, You Hear, Right!

 Medina Spirit, who had the sixth best odds at 12-1, is the winner of the 147th Run for the Roses running of the Kentucky Derby 2021 after holding off Mandaloun in the final stretch of the fastest two minutes in sports.

 An announced crowd of 51,838 at Churchill Downs saw Baffert win his seventh Kentucky Derby, breaking a tie with Ben Jones for the most by a trainer in the race’s 147-year history.

 Bob Baffert claims the victory as trainer. John Velazquez was the jockey on the Zedan Racing Stables Inc. horse and won his fourth career Derby.

 Baffert and Velazquez teamed to win the Derby for the second consecutive year,  Velasquez also won the Kentucky Oaks earlier this week, Now he boasts four Kentucky Derby wins over the last 11 years.

 Medina Spirit covered the 1 ¼ miles on a fast track in 2:01.02 and paid $26.20 on a $2 win bet.

2021 Kentucky Derby results, Full 20 riders order of finish.

 Mandaloun, Hot Rod Charlie and Essential Quality all made charges in the final furlong to Medina Spirit’s outside but couldn’t catch him.

 The favorite Essential Quality was bumped just coming out of the starting gate, and just didn’t have the kick down the stretch, finishing in fourth place. Mandaloun finished second and Hot Rod Charlie finished third.

8 - Medina Spirit WIN: $26.20 PLACE: $12.00 SHOW: 7.60

7 - Mandaloun PLACE: 23.00 SHOW: $13.40

9 - Hot Rod Charlie: SHOW: $5.20

$2.00 Exacta 8-7 $503.60

$1.00 Trifecta 8-7-9 $1,696.90

$1.00 Superfecta 8-7-9-14 $9,456.40

  1. Medina Spirit
  2. Mandaloun
  3. Hot Rod Charlie
  4. Essential Quality
  5. O Besos
  6. Midnight Bourbon
  7. Keepmeinmind
  8. Helium
  9. Known Agenda
  10. Highly Motivated
  11. Sainthood
  12. Like the King
  13. Bourbonic
  14. Hidden Stash
  15. Brooklyn Strong
  16. Super Stock
  17. Rock Your World
  18. Dynamic One
  19. Soup and Sandwich
  20. King Fury (SCRATCH)

Kentucky Derby 2021 winner: Medina Spirit, watch highlights from start to finish...


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