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In pictures: 143rd Kentucky Derby

Always Dreaming won the race, pulling away in the final straight on a sloppy track at Churchill Downs

In pictures: 143rd Kentucky Derby
Jockey John Velazquez celebrates atop Always Dreaming #5 after winning the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. (Getty Images)
In pictures: 143rd Kentucky Derby
Jockey John Velazquez, left, celebrates with owner Vinny Viola after Always Dreaming won the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. (Getty Images)
In pictures: 143rd Kentucky Derby
Jockey John Velazquez celebrates atop Always Dreaming #5 after winning the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. (Getty Images)
In pictures: 143rd Kentucky Derby
Jockey John Velazquez celebrates as he guides Always Dreaming #5 across the finish line to win the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. (Getty Images)
In pictures: 143rd Kentucky Derby
The field breaks from the starting gate during the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. (Getty Images)
In pictures: 143rd Kentucky Derby
A woman wearing a festive hat poses prior to the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. (Getty Images)
In pictures: 143rd Kentucky Derby
A woman wearing a festive hat poses in front of roses prior to the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. (Getty Images)
In pictures: 143rd Kentucky Derby
A man wearing a festive hat looks on prior to the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. (Getty Images)
In pictures: 143rd Kentucky Derby
Fans react as a drummer performs in the infield prior to the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. (Getty Images)
In pictures: 143rd Kentucky Derby
A woman wearing a festive hat looks on prior to the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. (Getty Images)
In pictures: 143rd Kentucky Derby
Derby goers place bets at the 143rd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. (Getty Images)