Red Wings delight in Nyquist’s KY Derby

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 Everybody loves a good horse story. Nyquist the horse made good on the odds and won the 142nd Kentucky Derby in 2:01.31. Saturday’s Derby played big for the Detroit Red Wings, because the favored horse, Nyquist, is named after forward Gustav Nyquist. Nyquist the horse is owned by die-hard Wings fan Paul Reddam. Nyquist the hockey…

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Rich Nilsen is a 15-time qualifier to the National Horseplayers Championship (NHC), an event he has cashed in four times. He was the first player to finish in the top 10 twice. He was also a winner of a $24,000 package into Kentucky Derby Betting Championship I. A former executive with, Rich is also a graduate of the University of Louisville Equine Business Program. He is founder of, a site devoted to horse racing education and promotion.

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