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Nash solos to Derby City victory

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Melissa Barker runs the steep set of stairs build for the world championships

Melissa Barker runs the steep set of stairs build for the world championships
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Katerina Nash (Luna Pro Team) approaching the smaller of two sets of stairs

Katerina Nash (Luna Pro Team) approaching the smaller of two sets of stairs
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Kaitie Antonneau (Cannondale Cyclocrossworld.com) leading Meredith Miller up a set of stairs on lap two

Kaitie Antonneau (Cannondale Cyclocrossworld.com) leading Meredith Miller up a set of stairs on lap two
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Rachel Lloyd (California Giant Berry) running the stairs in fifth position

Rachel Lloyd (California Giant Berry) running the stairs in fifth position
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Erica Zaveta (Amy D Cycling) riding off the high flyover.

Erica Zaveta (Amy D Cycling) riding off the high flyover.
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Sunny Gilbert (Michelob Ultra) beginning her descent of the flyover

Sunny Gilbert (Michelob Ultra) beginning her descent of the flyover
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Katerina Nash (Luna Pro Team) running the granite steps for the last time

Katerina Nash (Luna Pro Team) running the granite steps for the last time
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Katerina Nash (Luna Pro Team) eyeing a tricky uphill 180-degree turn

Katerina Nash (Luna Pro Team) eyeing a tricky uphill 180-degree turn
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Caroline Mani (Raleigh Clement) was racing without her wrist cast for the first time

Caroline Mani (Raleigh Clement) was racing without her wrist cast for the first time
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Emily Kachorek (Sqid Bikes) running barriers after the second sand pit.

Emily Kachorek (Sqid Bikes) running barriers after the second sand pit.
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Gabby Durrin (Neon Velo) got off to a brilliant start but could not hold off Nash

Gabby Durrin (Neon Velo) got off to a brilliant start but could not hold off Nash
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Amanda Miller (Boulder Cycle Sport) leading a long train of riders in the sand

Amanda Miller (Boulder Cycle Sport) leading a long train of riders in the sand
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Katerina Nash (Luna Pro Team) got off to a slow start but wasted no time going to the front

Katerina Nash (Luna Pro Team) got off to a slow start but wasted no time going to the front
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Courtenay McFadden (GE Capital) took the hole-shot and then owned second place for most of the race.

Courtenay McFadden (GE Capital) took the hole-shot and then owned second place for most of the race.
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Kaitie Antonneau (Cannondale Cyclocrossworld.com) moved up to second place with one lap to go

Kaitie Antonneau (Cannondale Cyclocrossworld.com) moved up to second place with one lap to go
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Crystal Anthony (Optum Pro Cycling) was riding well with the chasers

Crystal Anthony (Optum Pro Cycling) was riding well with the chasers
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Arley Kemmerer (PB2 Pro Cycling) riding one of two very long sand pits

Arley Kemmerer (PB2 Pro Cycling) riding one of two very long sand pits
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Riders got to practice the steep granite steps before the sun went down

Riders got to practice the steep granite steps before the sun went down
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Courtenay McFadden (L) and Caro Gomez (R) were warming up with the help of Taylor Swift music.

Courtenay McFadden (L) and Caro Gomez (R) were warming up with the help of Taylor Swift music.
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Emily Shields (L) and her twin sister Katerine (R) at the start.

Emily Shields (L) and her twin sister Katerine (R) at the start.
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Katerine Shields (Hearts Racing Club) with one lap to go.

Katerine Shields (Hearts Racing Club) with one lap to go.
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Katerina Nash (Luna) put in another dominating performance on US soil, soloing to victory in the nighttime Derby City Cup opening round in Louisville. Kaitlin Antonneau (Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld) was second, with Courtenay McFadden third.

Full Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Katerina Nash (Cze) Luna Pro Team0:46:38
2Kaitlin Antonneau (USA) Cannondale Cyclocrossworld0:00:18
3Courtenay McFadden (USA) GE Capital/American Classic0:00:20
4Caroline Mani (Fra) Raleigh/Clement0:00:32
5Arley Kemmerer (USA) Midatlantic Colavita Women0:00:36
6Rachel Lloyd (USA) California Giant Cycling
7Nicole Duke (USA) Marin/SPY0:00:56
8Amanda Miller (USA) Boulder Cycle Sport/YogaGlo0:01:26
9Crystal Anthony (USA) Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strateg0:01:30
10Sunny Gilbert (USA) Michelob Ultra/Big Shark0:01:31
11Gabriella Durrin (GBr)0:01:36
12Meredith Miller (USA) Noosa Professional Cyclocross T0:01:58
13Erica Zaveta (USA) Amy D Racing0:02:48
14Christina Gokey-Smith (USA)0:03:00
15Emily Kachorek (USA) Squid0:03:07
16Rebecca Fahringer (USA)0:03:24
17Beth Ann Orton (USA)0:03:42
18Allison Arensman (USA) K-Edge / Felt Cyclocross Team0:04:08
19Carolina Gomezvillafane (Arg) Vanderkitten Racing0:04:10
20Melissa Barker (USA)0:04:13
21Ellen Noble (USA)0:05:00
22Hannah Arensman (USA)0:05:11
23Rebecca Blatt (USA) Van Dessel Factory Team0:05:17
24Kristen Kelsey (USA)0:05:22
25Emma Swartz (USA) Team Wheel & Sprocket0:05:35
26Ally Stacher (USA) Specialized-lululemon0:05:49
27Rebecca Gross (USA) Vanderkitten CX (VKCX)0:05:58
28Ellen Sherrill (USA) Rock Lobster Cyclocross0:06:17
29Katherine Shields (USA) Hearts Racing Club0:07:14
30Emily Shields (USA) Hearts Racing Club0:07:25
31Jenna Blandford (USA) VO2 Multisport0:07:44
32Mackenzie Green (USA) Red Zone Cycling0:07:57
33Victoria Steen (USA) Lady Gnar Shredders0:08:05
34Sierra Siebenlist (USA) Scarlet Fire presented by Matth
35Meghan Korol (USA)
36Shera Clark (USA) Clarksville Schwinn powered by
37Kelly Chang (USA)
DNFSamantha Brode (USA)

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