Mine That Bird 2nd Biggest Upset In Derby History

Today was not a good day to be a front-runner. Even after morning-line favorite I Want Revenge scratched, there were a handful of horses with great odds; any one of them a potential Triple Crown Contender. Then, the rains came, and any hope of a normal race washed away.

Mine That Bird


Mine That Bird
, a 50-1 longshot, took the Kentucky Derby with one of the best stretch runs I’ve ever seen. And while a lot of people who thought they had sure things picked out in an underwhelming field are out a few bucks tonight, quite a few people are quite a bit richer.

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Wow! Texas Tech Shocks #1 Texas With :01 Left

In a game for the ages, upset-minded Texas Tech scored an improbable touchdown with one second left to steal a win from the top-ranked Texas Longhorns, 39-33. The winning score came on a 28-yard pass from new Heisman frontrunner Graham Harrell to his top target, Michael Crabtree.

Texas Tech celebration

On Texas’ side, star QB Colt McCoy significantly underperformed for most of the game, but his 91-yard touchdown bomb to freshman Malcolm Williams put Texas right back in the game in the middle of the fourth quarter.

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