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Rich Strike wins 2022 Kentucky Derby(31 images)

Rich Strike scored one of the biggest upsets in the 148-year-history of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday in Louisville, Ky., rallying up the rail to upset 19 better-fancied rivals just hour after got into the race as a replacement runner.

Rich Strike, with jockey Sonny Leon aboard, crosses the finish line to win the 148th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 7, 2022, in Louisville, Ky. Photo by John Sommers II/UPI
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Rich Strike, with jockey Sonny Leon aboard (R) crosses the finish line. Photo by Jason Szenes/UPI
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Sonny Leon, winner of the Kentucky Derby aboard Rich Strike is congratulated after the win. Photo by Mark Abraham/UPI
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Rich Strike owner Richard Dawson (R) trainer Eric Reed (C) and jockey Sonny Leon celebrate after theirs horse won. Photo by John Sommers II/UPI
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