Caption Contest: Kentucky Derby Edition

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May 5 2012 10:34 AM

This Picture Is Worth 20 Words: Kentucky Derby Edition

Welcome back to Slate’s caption contest. Post your captions—20 words or fewer—in the comments section. All we're going to tell you about this photo is that these horses are slated to run in the Kentucky Derby Saturday. 

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Winner: Dharkangell 

Having successfully removed a judge's shoes without being noticed, world champion shoe ninja, Petra Halkoaho of Finland, celebrates her victory.

Runner-Up: ERR

In a sign of what some have called the emasculation of Judo, a "Duck, Duck, Goose" competition has been added.

Runner-Up 2: TheTempGuy

Second place finisher throws epic tantrum immediately after losing in the final round of the Musical Chairs World Championships.

Actual Caption:

Romania's Alina Dumitru (Blue) celebrates her victory over Belgium's Charline van Snick during their women's 48kg category final at the European Judo Championships in Chelyabinsk, on April 26, 2012. (Natalia Kolesnikova/AFP/GettyImages)


Heather Murphy is a former Slate photo editor and the creator of Behold, the Photo Blog. Follow her on Twitter.