Who Is Rich Strike Owner, Rick Dawson? Accepts Kentucky Derby 2022 Race Trophy, Age, Wife, Family and Net worth

Rick Dawson is the owner of Rich Strike, who emerged victorious in Kentucky Derby Race 2022 after coming into the Run for the Roses dead last in the field at 80-1 odds and emerge the winner, defeating favorites like Epicenter and Zandon at Churchill Downs. He defied the odds and finally shocked the world at the time.

He currently owns five horses, and two are in training. One of them is coming off rehab. He’s also bred a filly to Keen Ice, which is at Calumet Farm.  Now, with the Run for the Roses win Dawson has a shot at the coveted Triple Crown with the Preakness Stakes at Baltimore coming up. He commented, saying “As far as my career in horse racing, I think it just started”. 

Who is Rich Strike? His early life

There is not much revelation about the early life of Rich Strike on the internet.

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How much is Rich Strike net worth?

There is the net worth of his owner Rick but is not available yet.

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Who is Rich Strike Wife? Relationship of

There is no information about his parents, siblings, and his love-life yet.

The career of Rich Strike

Rich, one of the race’s longest shots, pulled off one of the biggest Kentucky Derby surprises in history, running down the favorites in the stretch to win Saturday at Churchill Downs.

Rich didn’t even enter the Kentucky Derby field until Friday morning, when Ethereal Road withdrew from the race in the penultimate hour, allowing the first “also-eligible” to enter.

His most recent start was in the Jeff Ruby Steaks at Turfway Park when he finished third behind Derby also-rans Tiz the Bomb and Tawny Port. In 2022, he made all three of his starts on Turf way’s synthetic racing track. 

Rich is owned by RED TR-Racing, which is owned by Rick Dawson, an Oklahoma native. Reed, who had his first Kentucky Derby starter Saturday evening, trains Rich Strike.

Rich was purchased for $30,000 by Dawson, who races as RED TR-Racing LLC, last fall when his prior owner entered him in a low-level claiming race. The strike won $1.86 million in his second career tournament. Last month, the colt was defeated by Zandon in the Blue Grass Stakes, and in March, he was defeated by Epicenter in the Louisiana Derby.

His Education detials

There is no information available about the education qualifications/degrees he holds yet.

Is he available on any Social media?

It’s not clear whether he is active on any social media platforms or not but however, but the race video of the Rich, the winning attempt of the Kentucky Derby 2022, is available on various social media including Twitter.

As seen on the video been viral, Rich came from the rear of the 20-horse race to finish three-quarters of a length ahead of 4-1 favorite Epicenter under the ride of Derby rookie Sonny Leon.

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