I'll Have Another (center) charged through the field on Saturday for a dramatic win at the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby.
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Bodemeister (right) looked to have the Kentucky Derby in control, but I'll Have Another (far left, purple) rallied and won.
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I'll Have Another passed Bodemeister in the final furlong.
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It was jockey Mario Gutierrez's first Derby win.
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I'll Have Another was the first to win from the No. 19 post position.
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Bodemeister was second, and Dullahan third.
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I'll Have Another overhauled a tiring Bodemeister to win by 1 1-2 lengths at 15-1 odds.
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With Mario Gutierrez aboard, the chestnut colt stormed out of post No. 19 -- the first winner from that slot in 138 runnings of the Derby.
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The record crowd of 165,307 looking on didn't know 15-1 shot I'll Have Another had the goods until the 20-horse field turned for home. That's when Gutierrez, who moved up between horses around the final turn, positioned his colt not far from the rail and set him down to run.
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With Mario Gutierrez aboard, the chestnut colt stormed out of post No. 19 -- the first winner from that slot in 138 runnings of the Derby -- and bided his time back in mid-pack while Bodemeister set a blistering pace on a hot, muggy afternoon.
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"He's an amazing horse," Gutierrez said. "I told everybody before the first time I rode him, I knew he was the one."
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Trainer Doug O'Neill didn't waste any time vowing that I'll Have Another will go on to the Preakness in two weeks. "Maryland, here we come baby!" he said.
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I'll Have Another entered the winner's circle despite a rookie jockey, a more famous stable pony, and a price tag of just $11,000 as a yearling.
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