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Column: 'I'm going to win the Kentucky Derby.'

Updated: May 2, 2013, 6:26 PM ET
Associated Press

(Eds: With AP Photos.)

By JIM LITKE

AP Sports Columnist

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Propped up inside jockey Kevin Krigger's locker at Churchill Downs is a photo dating back more than a century. Staring back at him is Jimmy Winkfield, the last black jockey to win the Kentucky Derby.

It's easy to assume the bond between the two men is about color. And that's true, but only to a point.

On Saturday, Krigger will be aboard Goldencents, the third-choice at 5-1, and could become ...

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