Nyquist won the 142nd Kentucky Derby Saturday at Churchill Downs. Exaggerator closed for second place.
The race went according to form with Nyquist taking a stalking position behind Danzing Candy, who surged to the lead from post 20.
Nyquist moved past Gun Runner on the turn for home and held off the late charge of Exaggerator. Gun Runner came in third, while Mohaymen finished fourth.
"You just knew he was going to figure a way to pull it out in the end," trainer Doug O'Neill said.
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