Shug McGaughey found that dreams can come true in horse racing, even if they take 34 years to achieve. The 62-year-old veteran horse trainer won his first Kentucky Derby when Orb came bounding across the finish line ahead two and one-half lengths.
Despite a wet track that was thrashed by rain most of the day, the race was a great prize for the popular trainer and jockey Joel Rosario.
Orb, McGaughey and Rosario will head to Baltimore in two weeks for the Preakness to take the second step in the journey. Before we look ahead though, let's break down the winners and losers from the 139th Run for the Roses.