Bred in: Kentucky
Sire: Keen Ice
Dam: Gold Strike, by Smart Strike
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Owner: RED TR-Racing (Richard Dawson), first Derby
Trainer: Eric Reed, first Derby
Jockey: Sonny Leon, first Derby
Record: 1-0-3 in seven begins
Career earnings: $111,289
Road to the Kentucky Derby factors: 21 (No. 21)
Last race: Third in Grade 3 Jeff Ruby Steaks on April 2 at Turfway Park
Running type: Deep nearer
Notes: Rich Strike’s lone victory got here in his solely begin at Churchill — a $51,500 maiden claiming race final September by which he received by 17 ¼ lengths at 10-1 odds. … All three of his races this 12 months have come on Turfway Park’s Tapeta floor, ending third, fourth and third.
What they’re saying: “We are entering and hoping and praying,” Reed mentioned.
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This article initially appeared on Louisville Courier Journal: Rich Strike: Derby horse’s jockey, coach, proprietor, bloodline, extra