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Plum Pretty held off a late charge by St. John’s River to win the 137th Kentucky Oaks today at Churchill Downs.

Zazu was the third-place finisher.

Plum Pretty returned $14.60, $7 and $4.60. St. John’s River paid $13.20 and $7.20 in finishing 2 ½ lengths ahead of Zazu who paid $4 to show.

The Churchill Downs crowd was 110,122, the third largest in Oaks Day history.

Rick Howlett is host of WFPL's weekly talk show, "In Conversation."