Fans are able to choose their favorite horse to win the virtual race and join Churchill Downs in making a charitable donation to coronavirus emergency relief efforts. With Saturday's victory, Nadal picked up 100 Kentucky Derby points and moved into first place on the leader board. In addition to the virtual race, it also will include the showing of 2015 Kentucky Derby that was the start of American Pharoah's Triple Crown run.
Trained by Bob Baffert, Charlatan improved to 3-0.
The Kentucky Derby was postponed this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, marking just the second time in the race's history that it wasn't held on the first Saturday in May.
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Secretariat was a two-time Horse of the Year and swept the Derby, Preakness and Belmont, winning the last race by a record 31 lengths, in 1973.
The most recent Triple Crown victor, Justify, finished in eighth. Affirmed, the 1978 Triple Crown victor, was fourth, followed by American Pharoah.
That information, known as the fundamental probabilities, was fed into Inspire Entertainment's computer models, which determined the final result by using those probabilities along with random number generation.
Larry Collmus, who calls the Triple Crown races for the network, called the computerized Derby.