Desormeaux becomes 8th jockey to win 3 Derbys

Updated: May 3, 2008, 10:09 PM ET
Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Kent Desormeaux was in such a slump that he had to do something, even if it meant moving his family from California to New York.

On Saturday, Desormeaux's big move landed the jockey in a spot more in keeping with his Hall of Fame career: the winner's circle at Churchill Downs.

Desormeaux made an expert ride aboard Big Brown, deftly guiding the big bay colt through the 20-horse field to a 4 3/4 -length victory in the Kentucky Derby that erased any doubts as to whether ...

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