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Unbeaten Nyquist Wins Kentucky Derby

Race favorite Nyquist won the 142nd Kentucky Derby on Saturday, becoming the eighth unbeaten horse to win the first jewel in the Triple Crown of American Thoroughbred horse racing. The colt beat out 19 other competitors in the hectic 1¼-mile (2-kilometer) race. Ridden by Mario Gutierrez, who also won the Derby with I’ll Have Another in 2012, held off second-choice Exaggerator to win in a time of 2 minutes, 1.31 seconds.   Gun Runner held on for third and Mohaymen came in...

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