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Italian Races Brooklyn Strong in Kentucky Derby This Saturday 🇮🇹 🏇🏻

Umberto Rispoli is riding in his first Kentucky Derby this Saturday!

Umberto Rispoli was born August 31,1988 in Marche, Italy, and his family is from Napoli. This Saturday, May 1st, he will be riding in the Kentucky Derby with “Brooklyn Strong”.

In February of 2005, he ran his first race and finished second. His statistics can be viewed below.

Source: Equibase

Rispoli recently tweeted, “I’m glad to have this opportunity to ride @realBKLYNSTRONG in the @KentuckyDerby. Thanks to Owner Mark Schwartz and trainer Daniel Velasquez. Let’s focus to have a great time in Kentucky this weekend.”

Brooklyn Strong Stats

  • Color: Bay
  • Bred In: New York
  • Trainer: Daniel Velazquez
  • Owner: Mark Schwartz
  • Jockey: Umberto Rispoli
  • Running style: Stalker.
  • Record: 3-0-1 in five starts.

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