2002 Kentucky Derby War Emblem Spires #866
This spectacular photograph shows long shot War Emblem, with Victor Espinoza aboard, celebrating their wire to wire triumph the 2002 Kentucky Derby at historic Churchill Downs. The "Run For The Roses" is considered America's premier horse race, always drawing crowds in excess of 100,000. This horse race has earned the nickname of being the "Fastest Two Minutes In Sports". Gallery of Champions copyright watermark does not appear on the actual photos.