05/07/2012 5:13PM

Photos: Kentucky Derby 2012, start to finish


Photos from the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 5, show how the race unfolded.

Union Rags gets pinched between Dullahan and the No. 3 horse, Take Charge Indy, at the start of the 138th Kentucky Derby and was never able to recover. [Photo: Jenny Burgos]

Bodemeister (6) holds the lead over Trinniberg (9) as the field passes the grandstand for the first time. Hansen (14) and Gemologist (15) keep pace with the leaders. [Jenny Burgos]

After breaking from the No. 19 post, I'll Have Another (far left in the photo above) had a clear lane to fall in behind the leaders. [Barbara D. Livingston]

Bodemeister held his early lead on Trinniberg while Dullahan kept pace in the middle of the field, but Union Rags fell to the rear in the pack. [Jenny Burgos]

Coming around the final turn, Dullahan and I'll Have Another begin making their moves to catch leader Bodemeister. [Jenny Burgos]

In the final stretch, I'll Have Another is able to overtake Bodemeister to claim a 1 1/2-length victory in the Kentucky Derby. [Photos: Barbara D. Livingston]

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