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Churchill Downs Unveils Pay Day Statue

(LOUISVILLE) -- Pat Day's lone Kentucky Derby win is now permanently on display.

Churchill Downs unveiled a life-sized bronze statue of the retired jockey today.

The sculpture was done by Raymond Graf, who made statues of Pee Wee Reese and Paul Hornung.

It shows Day raising his eyes and hands skyward after his win in the 1992 Kentucky Derby aboard W.C. Partee's Lil E. Tee.

The win was Day's only Kentucky Derby triumph in 22 attempts. Day retired from riding in 2005.

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