TJMS: Kentucky Derby with Black Jockey Gallops to High Ratings

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    Orb wasn’t the only one to score big in the first stop in the Triple Crown.

    NBC Sports drew the most viewers for a Kentucky Derby in 21 years during Sunday’s race, which featured two rarities for the sport: a black jockey and a woman jockey.

    Goldencents, owned in part by Rick Pitino, coach of Louisville’s national basketball champions, finished in 17th place. His jockey,Kevin Krigger, was trying to become the first black rider to win the race since 1902.

     

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