Bodemeister leads the field into the first turn during the Kentucky Derby.
Ready to race
Mario Gutierrez (middle) sits aboard I'll Have Another as horses prepare to enter the starting gate Saturday at Churchill Downs for the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby.
Run for the Roses
In a photo taken with a fish eye lens, horses leave the starting gate. A record crowd of 165,307 at Churchill Downs watched I'll Have Another overtake Bodemeister late in the race for the win.
Mario Gutierrez, aboard I'll Have Another, looks for early position in the Kentucky Derby.
The long run
Derby winner I'll Have Another (19) runs down the front stretch at Churchill Downs.
The race is on
The field of horses races down the frontstretch.
The Derby field races around the first turn. Bodemeister ran the first quarter-mile in a blazing 22.32 seconds.
Mike Smith, aboard Bodemeister (6), leads the field into the first turn.
Bodemeister, ridden by Mike Smith, comes around the final turn in front.
Mike Smith, aboard Bodemeister (6), leads the field during the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby.
Bodemeister in early lead
Bodemeister, with jockey Mike Smith up, leads the field around the first turn.
Down the stretch they come
The famed twin spires stand above as the field comes down the final stretch.
Mario Gutierrez, left, comes down the final stretch atop I'll Have Another ahead of Bodemeister, ridden by Mike Smith.
Horses make the stretch run at Churchill Downs.
Jockey Mario Gutierrez rides I'll Have Another. Gutierrez, a Derby rookie, took the 15-1 colt to the winner's circle from post position No. 19, the first time any horse has won the Derby from there in the history of the race.
Jockey Mario Gutierrez rides I'll Have Another to victory past Bodemeister, ridden by Mike Smith (6), at the finish line of the 138th Kentucky Derby.
Jockey Mario Gutierrez , left, owner J. Paul Reddam , middle, and trainer Doug O'Neill hold the trophy after I'll Have Another won the Derby. It was O'Neill's third trip to the Derby and his first win.
Feel the love
Mario Gutierrez, aboard I'll Have Another, celebrates after winning aboard I'll Have Another.
Jockey Mario Gutierrez received the tradional roses for winning the Kentucky Derby.
Jockey Mario Gutierrez and owner J. Paul Reddam celebrate the victory of I'll Have Another. Reddam is a former philosophy professor at the University of Southern California.