California Chrome won the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday afternoon. After pacing himself early, Chrome broke hard in the backstretch and won with authority. Considering the amount of money that changed hands during “the most exciting two minutes in sports,” this seemed like a good time to check the Twitter pulse. Here are some hot takes and reactions following California Chrome’s race for the roses.
Congratulations, California Chrome! [immediately stabbed to death by this psychopath jockey] pic.twitter.com/bzs0VRVYvQ
— SportsPickle (@sportspickle) May 3, 2014
“Derby Guy” celebrating winning with chalk in California Chrome is like the NFL bettor showboating when he wins on a -500 moneyline.
— Todd Fuhrman (@ToddFuhrman) May 3, 2014
Hey @TMZ I have tape of California Chrome saying really ugly things about cows
— Jay Busbee (@jaybusbee) May 3, 2014
California Chrome wins #KentuckyDerby after California Internet Explorer crashes.
— Neetzan Zimmerman (@neetzan) May 3, 2014
California Chrome won the Kentucky Derby. California Firefox stopped in the middle of the race to update.
— Bill Baer (@CrashburnAlley) May 3, 2014
Spooky! If you rearrange the letters of Kentucky Derby winning horse “California Chrome”, you get “Sarah Jessica Parker”.
— Not Bill Walton (@NotBillWalton) May 3, 2014
Really disappointed that California Chrome’s owner isn’t Xhibit…
— LostLettermen.com (@LostLettermen) May 3, 2014
California Chrome runs like a catcher legging out a triple, but it works.
— Andy Glockner (@AndyGlockner) May 3, 2014
(California Chrome removes mask) MY GOD IT WAS ED ORGERON ALL ALONG!
— Ryan Nanni (@celebrityhottub) May 3, 2014
What a coincidence! Drake was already in California Chrome’s locker room.
— Chris Vannini (@ChrisVannini) May 3, 2014
California Chrome walks into a bar and the bartender says, “Why the long face, you just won the Kentucky Derby.” #CaliforniaChrome
— arrville (@arrville) May 3, 2014
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