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2022 Kentucky Derby Order of Finish, Exotic Payouts: 80-1 Longshot Rich Strike Stuns Field to Win First Leg of Triple Crown

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Getty Images. Pictured: Longshot Rich Strike, right, wins the Kentucky Derby at 80-1 odds.

Longshot No. 21 Rich Strike won the 148th Kentucky Derby at odds of 80-1, meaning a $10 Win bet returned $818. Finishing second was Twinspires Louisiana Derby winner No. 3 Epicenter (4-1), making the correct exacta a 21-3 combination. A $2 exacta paid $4,101.20.

Coming in third place was Blue Grass Stakes winner No. 10 Zandon, who went off at 6-1 odds. The correct trifecta combination was 21-3-10 and a $0.50 trifecta returned $7,435.35.

Rounding out the top-four finishers was No. 13 Simplification, who went off at 35-1 odds and finished fourth. That meant the correct superfecta combination was 21-3-10-13. A $1 superfecta paid out a whopping $321,500.10.

Rich Strike, who was on the Also Eligible list, made the 20-horse Derby field early Friday when Ethereal Road was scratched. Rattle N Roll, who was on the Also Eligible list with Rich Strike, opted not to enter. That created the opening for Rich Strike to enter the race.

Going off at 80-1 odds at post time, Rich Strike became the second-longest shot win the Derby in its storied history. Donerail won the first leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown at +9145 odds (90.45-1) in the 1913 edition. Louisville resident and jockey Roscoe Goose was aboard.

More recently, Mine That Bird took down the 2009 Derby at 50-1 odds, with a rail-skimming ride from jockey Calvin Borel. In 2005, longshot Giacomo (50-1) triumphed to finish just ahead of 70-1 longshot Closing Argument.

Check out the results and payouts below:

2022 Kentucky Derby Results | Payouts

  • Win: No. 21 Rich Strike ($163.60 | $74.20 | $29.40)
  • Place: No. 3 Epicenter ($7.40 | $5.20)
  • Show: No. 10 Zandon ($5.60)

Here are the payouts for the exacta, trifecta and superfecta:

  • Exacta: 21-3 | $1 exacta paid $2,050.60
  • Trifecta:  21-3-10 | $0.50 trifecta paid $7,435.35
  • Superfecta: 21-3-10-13 | $1 superfecta paid $321,500.10

Full Finishing Order

  1. Rich Strike
  2. Epicenter
  3. Zandon
  4. Simplification
  5. Mo Donegal
  6. Barber Road
  7. Tawny Port
  8. Smile Happy
  9. Tiz the Bomb
  10. Zozos
  11. Classic Causeway
  12. Taiba
  13. Crown Pride
  14. Happy Jack
  15. Messier
  16. White Abarrio
  17. Charge It
  18. Cyberknife
  19. Pioneer of Medina
  20. Summer Is Tomorrow

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