Knoxville, Tennessee (WATER) – AJ Cookie from Knoxville and his grandfather attended the Kentucky derby on Saturday and had a day to remember, beating the odds in more ways than one.
AJ and his grandfather attended the “Fastest Two Minutes in Sport” at the Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, dressed in Tennessee Volunteer orange.
As a sports enthusiast, this trip to the Kentucky Derby with his grandfather was already enough to be an unforgettable day before. a long-range Rich Strike horse achieved a shocking victory from behind. Prayers for AJ Cucksey the page published a photo of AJ smiling and holding a winning ticket for the purebred breed that won the Kentucky 2022 Derby.
At odds of 80-1 he became Rich Strike the second longest shot to win in the history of the Kentucky Derby. Rich Strike pays $ 163.60. Only Donerail in 1913 had a higher payout of $ 184.90.
A bet of $ 15 with odds of 80-1 would result in a payout of $ 1200.
In the fall of 2014, the Cookies were at Walt Disney World when AJ began to develop problems with coordination and walking. After the trip, he was directed to the Children’s Hospital in East Tennessee, where doctors found many inoperable tumors in AJ’s brain.
Now, 8 years later, AJ is still receiving treatment to reduce the swelling and pressure on his brain.
Kuksi underwent an MRI and echocardiogram in late January, according to the AJ prayer page, and the results were good.
Subsequent posts on his Facebook page were made during the Derby, including one with a photo of AJ in his elegant suit, picking up a bet slip with the caption: “Now this is the winning ticket!”