WPT Trainer H. Graham Motion Wins Kentucky Derby
Congratulations to West Point Thoroughbreds trainer H. Graham Motion and his team for a historic win at Churchill Downs Saturday in the 137th running of the Kentucky Derby. It was Motion's first Kentucky Derby victory.
A record crowd of 164,858 saw Motion trained Animal Kingdom roar home first by 2 and 3/4 lengths with John Velazquez aboard carrying the silks of Team Valor International for 20 happy racing syndicate members.
Motion trains West Point horses King Ting(IRE), Brave Monarch, and a two-year-old Purim colt based out of his training facility at Fair Hill Training Center in Maryland.