Street Sense roars from back of pack to win Derby

Updated: May 19, 2007, 8:51 PM ET
Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A mile into the Kentucky Derby, all the other horses were motoring along in fourth gear when Street Sense kicked it into fifth. Then he zeroed in on his last challenger, Hard Spun, went wide, and burned up the final quarter-mile like a dragster.

"After that," jockey Calvin Borel said, "it was just a matter of how far he'd win."

Street Sense showed plenty of that Saturday, smartly picking his way through traffic and roaring from next-to-last in a 20-horse field to ...

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