Rich Strike makes Kentucky Derby longshot victory history l GMA

Rich Strike makes Kentucky Derby longshot victory history l GMA

The underdog emerged from the back of the pack in the final turn at Churchill Downs to pull off the greatest longshot upset since 1913.

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  1. Crickit Torres on May 11, 2022 at 7:08 pm

    30 seconds before the deadline to enter that race

  2. goldengirl1212 on May 11, 2022 at 7:09 pm

    Rich strike is the next seabiscuit….seabiscuit lives again

  3. Alfredo Rodriguez on May 11, 2022 at 7:10 pm

    El muchacho de la película es de 🇻🇪🇻🇪🇻🇪🇻🇪, se llama Sonny León.

  4. fungoorstitch on May 11, 2022 at 7:10 pm

    Not very often you see the winning jockey in the Kentucky Derby covered in dirt.

  5. ohaggie on May 11, 2022 at 7:11 pm

    I don’t even watch horse racing or follow the Kentucky Derby but my friend went to the Kentucky Derby this year with her boyfriend so I decided to look up the results. I can’t stop watching the replay of RICH STRIKE striking rich and winning the 2022 Kentucky Derby. What a COMEBACK STORY!! Congrats to Sonny Leon (the Jockey) and his team!! WOW. I’m so happy 🙂

  6. Scubooty on May 11, 2022 at 7:12 pm

    Single A Minor League. He easily won (by a lot) last September on this track. That race was still thought to be not good enough to compete with these. Ignoring horses for courses will get you cut. I didn’t even look at the horse, because he hadn’t run any races that would be fast enough. He hadn’t had a chance to compete against them at this 1 1/4 distance, though. He looked like Zenyatta at the Breeders Cup (at Santa Anita.) This horse was looking right at the leaders.

  7. robert alkemade on May 11, 2022 at 7:14 pm

    smart jockey

  8. Victoria Rodríguez on May 11, 2022 at 7:14 pm

    Sonny León thank you for your Victory, you bring hope and honor to our country, God bless you and Viva Venezuela 🇻🇪 🙏

  9. Vishnusathasivan Joghee on May 11, 2022 at 7:16 pm

    Sunny Leone had a good read of the Rich strike

  10. Robon on May 11, 2022 at 7:17 pm

    No one asks about how last years winner was disqualified after failing a drug test and died a few months later … so how did that happen?? Did the horse go out and score some bad crack….No his dirt bag owner/trainer/vet/jockey shot him up with drugs. Racing is the only dirty, satanic, criminal industry that the public applauds and supports. Corrupt to the core. No worries in a few years this horse will be in a kill auction with meat buyers bidding on a price per pound.

  11. Digital Now on May 11, 2022 at 7:21 pm

    yes! the MOST EXCITING 2 minutes in Sports!!! You can feel the electricity in the air from the stands and the crowd too. Not as big as NASCAR, but that takes over 2 hours… all that packed into 2 minutes and a $ 3 million purse to the top 5 finishers. (1.86 mil to the winner)

  12. Saint Germain on May 11, 2022 at 7:23 pm

    What a race!!! I’m happy for the entire team!

  13. Annie Oakslee on May 11, 2022 at 7:23 pm

    Like secretariat when he pulled it off

  14. Savoir Faire on May 11, 2022 at 7:24 pm

    he was running on fossil fuels

  15. LoveWorkPray100 on May 11, 2022 at 7:24 pm

    2022 Kentucky Derby

    Comments under the above video:

    "A stunning, truly amazing, glorious journey for Strike Rich to be able to enter the Kentucky Derby at the last possible moment on the last day. Strike Rich has been given persistent and great training by Eric Reed, and an extraordinarily skilled jockey Sonny Leon to mount him and to expertly brilliantly ride and maneuver Strike Rich in a champion awe-inspiring stunning come-from-behind powerful strategic brilliant weave through the powerful, fast, thundering field.

    Strike Rich overcame and conquered all of the horses and jockey’s in extremely tight traffic with the strength of Sonny Leon maneuvering Rich Strike’s thunderous feisty high spirit, mighty strides, and love to run free to lead all of the horses and jockey’s of the competition, as Rich Strike wanted to be himself: A powerful champion dominant leader.

    At the start of the Kentucky Derby Strike Rich was a completely unknown and ignored underdog. At the end of the race Strike Rich and his jockey Sonny Leon showed everyone they are stunning, strong, mighty champions who have love and expert power skills to impressively gloriously triumph over all the competitors, and to run as conquering dominant free champions. The Kentucky Derby 2022 was a riveting race that truly inspires people to watch it thousands of times, and then to watch the ending again to give the viewer highest fulfillment and thrills, and joyful triumphant inspiration and exultation."

    Denise Giles
    "You have to love an underdog! The Best kind of winning! That Jockey knew his horse and how to guide it; that was a thousand times worth of watching impressive!"

    Jorge Lorenzo
    "I have been watching horse racing for a while and I have never seen a horse and jockey maneuver on the inside like that with 20 horses in the race and win!! Amazing 👏 👏👏👍👍👍"

    Alejandra E
    "Oh my God, the horse is so bad ass and the jockey going in and out of traffic as if he was on a busy freeway in California! I can pictures the other jockeys thinking “what just happened”! ❤❤❤❤"

    W sandidge
    "It was a beautiful finish and one of the best races I’ve seen. Awesome job by the jockey. Here’s one for the underdog! 👏☝️"

    Hex Ram
    "Amazing horse and amazing jockey. I keep watching this fantastic race the 2022 Kentucky Derby. Just watch the jockey skillfully maneuver his horse through the traffic and then see the horse speed up to win at 80/1".

    Julie Wagner
    "Thank you for recording the entire experience from this angled position. This is the best footage I’ve seen of all that’s out there. It allowed me to feel & see everything as if I was in the stands. Getting to watch every detail, all the way until Rich Strike walks off stage, is phenomenal!"

  16. Nina Svistunov on May 11, 2022 at 7:26 pm

    The jockey is Venezuelan ❤️

  17. Tony Curcio on May 11, 2022 at 7:28 pm

    It couldnt happen to a nicer guy better then a crook like baffard

  18. Bill on May 11, 2022 at 7:29 pm

    I supose you fucking idiots think he racist you fuckers belong in a mental institution

  19. Alex B on May 11, 2022 at 7:29 pm

    What a story indeed. Rich Strike’s win in the derby made all of us proud. A horse with a connection to so many people and places. Im also very happy for his sire Keen Ice. And his Manitoba Canada bred dam Gold Strike. Who was champion 3 year old filly in Canada back in 2005. Champions and Winners Run in Rich Strike’s blood.

  20. Erdna Sekrap on May 11, 2022 at 7:30 pm

    I can’t get away from this story and I don’t mind. So he wasn’t even supposed to be in the race technically? 😳

  21. Roberta Schloesser on May 11, 2022 at 7:33 pm

    So beautiful to watch!

  22. Jerry Kates on May 11, 2022 at 7:35 pm

    under skin control has begun we are screwed

  23. Connie Daye on May 11, 2022 at 7:35 pm


  24. TGE 1DownthenUp on May 11, 2022 at 7:35 pm

    WoW, what a race! Congratulations to Rich Strike, the Jockey and all involved.

  25. Christina Phillips on May 11, 2022 at 7:36 pm

    Congratulations Rich strike and the winner !!! He was attack by a loser rider !!!!

  26. christopher esmero on May 11, 2022 at 7:37 pm

    Keen Ice the sire of Rick Strike also a longshot when he upset American Pharoah

  27. JC FC on May 11, 2022 at 7:38 pm

    50:1 Mine That Bird won May 2, 2009. He came from last place to first place on the last turn and he didn’t barely win, he won with no other horse around him. I love long shots.

  28. John Murphy on May 11, 2022 at 7:38 pm

    Can you show that guy talking yesterday morning about rich stick? not the same trying to save his job.

  29. Luke Vincent on May 11, 2022 at 7:41 pm

    All credit to that insane riding by the jockey! What a magician.

  30. Jane Socalgal on May 11, 2022 at 7:43 pm

    George interrupting! Gah, so annoying.

  31. AtarahDerek on May 11, 2022 at 7:43 pm

    The groom is getting a lot of notoriety as well, as he’s the only person Rich Strike doesn’t want to bite.

  32. Tita Evans-Santini on May 11, 2022 at 7:44 pm

    Rich is an amazing horse, with an amazing jockey.

  33. Josealberto Perez rojas on May 11, 2022 at 7:46 pm

    Hello orgulloso de ser venezolano Sony León 🦁 de 🇻🇪 2 jinete en ganar el Derby el mostró Gustavo Ávila con cañonero o hora Sony un abrazo y saludos desde Barcelona España 🇪🇸 el chamo

  34. LoveWorkPray100 on May 11, 2022 at 7:52 pm

    "Unbelievably Inspiring!" – Rich Eisen Can’t Stop Watching Rich Strike’s Amazing
    Kentucky Derby Win

    May 9, 2022

    The Rich Eisen Show
    Rich Eisen reacts to Rich Strike’s “unbelievably inspiring” longshot win at the Kentucky Derby. "I can’t tell you how incredible this story is!"

  35. Da Go on May 11, 2022 at 7:53 pm

    He didn’t run out of gas cause he was running on batteries

  36. Cindy myers on May 11, 2022 at 7:54 pm


  37. Christopher Williams on May 11, 2022 at 7:58 pm

    I always throw some change on the long shot. I’m so glad I threw more than change on Rich Strike this race. Show me the money…

  38. Stevi Schermi on May 11, 2022 at 7:59 pm

    Hey guys. Did you see the video after the race?? The two fools who couldn’t control that few minutes of the walk back??? Rich Strike was punched. The Walker pony was abused by his rider. The another incompetent fool came to join in the abuse. Did you all see that????

  39. brett huey on May 11, 2022 at 7:59 pm

    RACIST!!!……..not a black horse and not a Black man riding it.,,,,,,,,,,,,How Dare He Won!!!……….Congratulations America for what YOU ALL CREATED……enjoy your DEMISE…….YOU ALL earned it! 🤣🤣

  40. Becca S. on May 11, 2022 at 7:59 pm

    I’m not even into the Kentucky Derby, but I happened to be watching this year, and I’m so glad I did! Congrats to you, Mr. Strike!

  41. Paula Nogueira on May 11, 2022 at 7:59 pm

    I see a movie about this in the near future

  42. uintaj on May 11, 2022 at 8:00 pm

    As you watch Rich Strike coming down the homestretch, he appears to be wanting to nip at some of the nearby horses there too. He keeps looking off to the right. Fiesty.

  43. Marc on May 11, 2022 at 8:01 pm

    The "elite" praising the "little guy"?? RED WAVE COMING DIPSHITS. Days are counted.

  44. Center CNT on May 11, 2022 at 8:01 pm

    All the Best for the jockey-sonney and team. Venezuela is really happy for him!

  45. KUMARESAN VELAITHAM on May 11, 2022 at 8:02 pm

    Next for seabicuit…. Weldone finally get great fight horse

  46. zopa seah on May 11, 2022 at 8:02 pm

    This a good video by GMA, nice.
    … may i request more overhead or drone footage of that magnificent run? Or in Preakness soon?
    Tks 4 good video upload.

  47. Loretta Martinez on May 11, 2022 at 8:02 pm


  48. Bo 2. 4 U on May 11, 2022 at 8:04 pm

    The underdog !!!!!!!!