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Super Stock wins $1M Arkansas Derby, earns Kentucky Derby spot

The 3-year-old colt is trained by Hall of Famer Steve Asmussen.
Super Stock wins the Arkansas Derby.
Super Stock wins the Arkansas Derby.(Coady Photography)
Published: Apr. 10, 2021 at 10:28 PM EDT
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HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) - Super Stock won the $1 million Arkansas Derby by 2 1/2 lengths in an upset to earn a berth in next month’s Kentucky Derby.

Ridden by Ricardo Santana Jr., Super Stock covered 1 1/8 miles in 1:50.92 in front of 17,000 fans at Oaklawn Park. The 3-year-old colt is trained by Hall of Famer Steve Asmussen, who won his fifth Arkansas Derby, and co-owned by Asmussen’s father, Keith.

Super Stock paid $26.40 to win. Caddo River returned $4.20 and $2.40. Favorite Concert Tour, trained by Bob Baffert, returned $2.10 to show.

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