Kentucky Derby 134

Big Brown stays undefeated and wins the Kentucky Derby.

"And they're off…"

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Photo: Jeffrey Snyder

Bob Black Jack quickly assumes the lead as they pass by the grandstand for the first time.

Photo: Rick Samuels

Photo: Alexander Barkoff

Bob Black Jack (blue cap) maintained the lead going into the first turn.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Photo: Eliot J. Schechter

Around the next turn Big Brown races towards the front along the far outside (#20).

Photo: Eliot J. Schechter

Photo: Eliot J. Schechter

Photo: Eliot J. Schechter

Coming into the top of the stretch Big Brown (left), Recapturetheglory (center), and Cowboy Cal (right) share the lead.

Photo: Rick Samuels

Big Brown then began to make his move into the stretch run.

Photo: Rick Samuels

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Photo: Eliot J. Schechter

Big Brown and Eight Belles begin to pull away from the rest of the field.

Photo: Dave Harmon

Photo: Dave Harmon

Big Brown continues to extend his lead over the rest of the Kentucky Derby field.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Photo: Eliot J. Schechter

In the end, Big Brown and jockey Kent Desormeaux were too powerful to be stopped on this day.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Big Brown is the winner of the 134th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.

Photo: Jeffrey Snyder

Jockey Kent Desormeaux celebrates his third Kentucky Derby victory after crossing the finish line aboard Big Brown.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Eight Belles made an outstanding trip around the track finishing as the runner-up of the 134th Kentucky Derby.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

With the win Big Brown became just the seventh unbeaten Derby winner.

Photo: Blood-horse

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Kent Desormeaux continued to celebrate and thank the crowd after the win.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Photo: Eliot J. Schechter

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Big Brown and jockey Kent Desormeaux begin making their way to the winner's circle.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Photo: Jeffrey Snyder

The celebration continued as Big Brown arrived at the Churchill Downs Winner's Circle.

Photo: Eliot J. Schechter

The Big Brown team was presented the trophy and they could not have been happier.

Photo: Eliot Schecter

Big Brown and jockey Kent Desormeaux are the 2008 Kentucky Derby winners.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

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