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Street Sense - Kentucky Derby Winner

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Street Sense Kentucky Derby winner hat

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Stallion Farm:  Darley    Stud Fee:$60,000 Stands & Nurses

19 May 07 Preakness Stakes 2nd
05 May 07 Kentucky Derby - video 1st
04 Apr 07 Blue Grass Stakes 2nd
17 Mar 07 Tampa Bay Derby 1st
04 Nov 06 Breeders Cup Juvenile (G1) 1st
07 Oct 06 Breeders Futurity. (G1) 3rd
10 Sep 06 Arl. Was. Futurity 3rd
19 Aug 06
MSW 1st
Street Sense's Race Record


Pedigree: Street Cry - Bedazzle

Owner: James B. Tafel

Trainer: Carl Nafzger

Jockey: Calvin Borel

2006 Two Year Old Champion

2007 Kentucky Derby Winner

Street Sense roared from next-to-last in a 20-horse field to win the Kentucky Derby, putting trainer Carl Nafzger back in the winner’s circle 17 years after his first visit.

The colt broke two Derby jinxes to score the win under jockey Calvin Borel, who was 0-for-4 in the race.

Street Sense became the first Breeders’ Cup Juvenile winner to return in the spring and win on the first Saturday in May, snapping an 0-for-23 skid. He was also the first 2-year-old champion to win the Derby since Spectacular Bid in 1979.

Nafzger wrapped his arm around 83-year-old owner James Tafel, then shook hands before pumping his left fist.

He wasn’t nearly as emotional as in 1990, when Unbridled won for 92-year-old Frances Genter, who needed Nafzger’s call of the race to follow her colt to the finish line.

“I can’t believe it, I can’t believe it. This is the toughest race in the world to win,” Nafzger said.

Street Sense is the third favorite in the past eight years to win the race.