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American Pharoah wins Kentucky Derby by a length, By Cleveland Urban News.Com, Ohio's leader in Black digital news

By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief,  Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog,  O hio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper and Newspaper Blog, Tel: (216) 659-0473. Email:  K athy Wray Coleman is  a community activist and 22- year investigative journalist who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper.     ( ) /   ( ).  LOUISVILLE ,  Kentucky - American  Pharoah , ridden by jockey  Victor  Espinoza,   won the 141st  run of the Kentucky Derby on  Saturday, May 2 at  Churchill Downs in Louisville before a crowd of some 170,00 people. "I feel like the  luckiest  Mexican on earth," said  Espinoza, a   native  of Mexico and a Mexican-American. "It's unbelievable." The total purse for this year's annual Derby event was $2 million, with  the first place winner  getting  $1.24 million, and the second place finisher takin