And they're off in the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby!
Photo: R. Schmitt
The field dashes to settle into their spots.
Photo: Courtney V. Bearse
El Padrino and Gemologist bump at the start.
Photo: Chad B. Harmon
Hansen exits the gate in Kentucky Derby 138.
I'll Have Another breaks from post 19 in the Kentucky Derby
The first run down the stretch at Churchill Downs.
Photo: Rick Samuels
The crowd gives way to speed on a fast track.
Photo: Dave W. Harmon
Bodemeister, right, and Trinniberg, left, lead the charge into the first turn with Hansen not far behind.
The first turn reveals speed is leading the quick first fraction.
Photo: Mallory Haigh
Bodemeister still leads into the final stretch since leaving the gate.
Bodemeister doesn't look back at the rest of the speed as he moves towards the wire.
Photo: Crawford Ifland
I'll Have Another starts his big move in the stretch.
I'll Have Another moving down the stretch in Derby 138.
Photo: Mathea Kelley
Jockey and Horse are focused.
I'll Have Another passes Bodemeister in the final furlongs!
Can Bodemeister rally back?
I'll Have Another finally clears all contenders.
Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt
I'll Have Another approaches the wire!
At the finish?
Photo: SKIP DICKSTEIN
I'll Have Another wins Kentucky Derby 138!
A fist pump lifted in a satisfying victory.
Photo: Kevin Thompson
I'll Have Another is greeted with loud cheers and claps for his stunning finish, as he returns towards the winner's circle.
The winner's circle fills quickly for the trophy and garland reception.
A first for all involved with the 2012 Kentucky Derby winner, I'll Have Another.
I'll Have Another is cooled off after a tough battle.
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