After winning the Kentucky Derby on his 16th try, Javier Castellano, was in awe and grateful for the victory, thanking Jesus Christ in his acceptance interviews. "First of all, Lord Jesus Christ for giving me the opportunity to win the Derby - the dream trip for any jockey, trainer, any horses in the industry of racing," said the Venezuelan native. Castellano had ridden in 15 Derby's before winning this one, staying true to himself and remaining faithful. "I never give up, I always try hard, do the right thing. It took me a little while to get there but finally I got it. I've been blessed."
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