Kentucky Derby 141

A record 170,513 fans packed into Churchill Downs on May 2 for the $2 million, 141st Kentucky Derby, presented by Yum! Brands. Wagering from all sources was also at an all time high, on both the Kentucky Derby Day program and the Kentucky Derby race. The previous attendance record of 165,307 was set in 2012, when I’ll Have Another won the Run for the Roses.

Photos by CHRIS HUMPHREYS, TIM VALENTINO, BILL WINE and MAX SHARP

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