California Chrome wins the Kentucky Derby – By the Numbers

May 3, 2014, Kentucky ~California Chrome, the flashy chestnut with the unremarkable heritage, wins the Run for the Roses.

1 – finished place

5 – 2  – Odds going into the race

2.3 Million $USD – money won so far

7 – number of races won

11 – number of starts

4th – California-bred horse to win the Derby

19 – number of horses in the field

77 – age of trainer, Art Sherman

164,906,000 – number in attendance

140 – number of Kentucky Derby 2014

1978 – last year of the win of the Triple Crown (by Affirmed)

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