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The lilies go to a Princess

Princess of Sylmar and jockey Mike Smith shortly after winning the 139th Kentucky Oaks. Princess of Sylmar and jockey Mike Smith shortly after winning the 139th Kentucky Oaks.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Breaking the gate at odds of 38-1, Princess of Sylmar won Friday's 139th running of the Kentucky Oaks with jockey Mike Smith aboard.

Princess of Sylmar, trained by Todd Pletcher, paid $79.60 to win, $29.40 to place and $14.00 to show. Finishing second was Beholder, paying $9.00 and $5.60. In third was Unlimited Budget paying $3.80 to place. The race was run in a time of 1:49.17.

The $2.00 exacta paid $727.00, while the $2.00 Trifecta paid a whopping $3,470.80.

The Kentucky Oaks – the Kentucky Derby's sister race - was run before 113,820 fans, the second largest crowd ever to view the nation's most lucrative race for 3-year-old Thoroughbred fillies.

The winner receives a silver trophy, an estimated $564,200 payday and a garland of pink stargazer lilies.

The 1 1/8 mile race is held annually on the day before the Kentucky Derby.

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