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Kentucky Derby 2022 results and purse money

The Kentucky Derby will never disappoint you, Kentucky  Derby 2022 – The Run for the roses witnessed yet another one of the biggest moments when this year’s winner Rich Strike entered into competition with odds of 80-1. Check Kentucky Derby 2022 results and purse money.

The Rick Strike trained by Eric R. Reed, Jockeyed trained by Sonny Leon, won the Kentucky Derby on Saturday marking Reed’s first career win and winning massive prize money. 

Check out the complete details of the results, and prize money for Kentucky Derby 

The 148th Kentucky Derby was held at Churchill Downs with a total purse of $3 Million. For the last 4 consecutive years, the total purse has remained the same. The winner Reed’s share was 60% of the total purse of $1.86 Million. 

While the four runners-up shared money as $600,000, 300,000, $150,000, $90,000 respectively. However, not all money will be taken by the winner, some share is given to the Jockey, team, and taxes. 

Winner: Rick Strike- RED TR-Racing, Sonny Leon

Kentucky Derby 2022 results and purse money
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The Kentucky Derby results in 2022

While Rich Strike was the winner, Epicenter came second, Zandon scored the third spot, and Simplification claimed the fourth spot. This year, the Kentucky Derby witnessed one of history’s biggest upsets when Rich Strike entered at 80-1 odds, epicenter entered with 4-1 odds, Zandon with 6-1, and Simplification with 35-1. 

No one believed, Sunny Leon who entered the race yesterday will become the winner, but they took Kentucky Derby by storm.

The leaderboard for Kentucky Derby 2022

1Rich Strike 
5Mo Donegal
6Barber Road 
7Tawny Port
8Smile happy 
9Tiz the bomb
11Classic Causeway 
13Crown Pride 
14Happy Jack
16White Abarrio
17Charge it
19Pioneer of Medina 
20Summer is Tomorrow