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Kentucky Derby Winner Living Proof ‘Dreams’ Do Come True

By Margaret Ransom

Always Dreaming and jockey John Velazquez win the 143rd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs, 5/6/17. Photo: Jordan Sigmon

Always Dreaming and jockey John Velazquez win the 143rd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs, 5/6/17. Photo: Jordan Sigmon

MeB Racing Stables, Brooklyn Boys Stables, Teresa Viola, St. Elias Stable’s and Siena Thoroughbreds’ Always Dreaming turned Kentucky Derby dreams into amazing realities on Saturday with his 2 ¾-length score in the $2 million running of the historic race held the first Saturday in May for 143 consecutive years under the Twin Spires at Churchill Downs.

The dark bay or brown son of Bodemister provided both trainer Todd Pletcher and jockey John Velazquez with their second career victories each in the Run for the Roses, but it was the first win together for the pair, who have maintained… (more)

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