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(CNN) -- Race favorite Justify, ridden by Mike Smith, finishes first in the 144th Kentucky Derby at Louisville's Churchill Downs. Justify is trained by Bob Baffert, who has four previous Derby wins. The race was the wettest in the event's history as more than 2.8 inches of rain fell Saturday.

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