run for the roses

Kentucky Derby Recap, Reaction and Look Forward
Kentucky Derby Recap, Reaction and Look Forward
It was a great day at Churchill.  The juleps were flowing.  The hats were huge.  The odds were long and the racing was intense. In a mild upset, Animal Kingdom won today's Run for the Roses.  I’m no expert handicapper, but I didn’t see that coming.  Neither, by the way, did a lot of those that you would call experts.  I offer you my post-race thoughts and a brief look forward.