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The Kentucky Derby /ˈdɜːrbi/ is a horse race held annually in Louisville, Kentucky, United States, on the first Saturday in May, capping the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival. The...

Kentucky Derby History | 2016 Kentucky Derby & Oaks | May 6 and 7 ...

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From shortening the distance of the race, the introduction of traditions like draping the winning horse in a garland of roses, to the growing size of Derby crowds, ...

Kentucky Derby History - A History of the Kentucky Derby - TicketCity

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The first Kentucky Derby race was run at 1.5 miles, the same distance as the Grand Prix de Paris. In 1896, the distance was changed to 1.25 miles, and is ...

Kentucky Derby | horse race | Britannica.com

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May 9, 2016 ... The race distance was reduced in 1896 from 1.5 miles (about 2,400 metres) ... Ben Jones trained a record six Kentucky Derby winners, most of ...

7 Things You Should Know About the Kentucky Derby | Mental Floss

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May 2, 2015 ... The races—the Kentucky Derby, Kentucky Oaks, and Clark ... of the Derby were also 1.5 miles long; the standard distance of 1.25 miles wasn't ...

The 10 Fastest Runnings of the Kentucky Derby - Horse Racing

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Secretariat holds the record for the fastest Kentucky Derby ever at 1:59.40, which is also the track record for the 1 1/4 mile distance at Churchill Downs. He went ...

Betting Differences of Kentucky Derby & Preakness - Sports Picks

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Understand the five key betting differences between the Kentucky Derby and ... Distance – The Derby is run at a mile and a quarter while the Preakness is a mile  ...

Kentucky Derby: Can Nyquist handle Churchill Downs' distance ...

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May 3, 2016 ... LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Everyone seeks perfection, yet when they find it, they look for flaws. It's a human thing. No race is overanalyzed more ...

Ten Things You Should Know: Kentucky Derby – Hello Race Fans!

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May 3, 2014 ... 1) The Kentucky Derby is held at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. It is run at a distance of 1 ¼ miles and is restricted to 3-year-olds.

Trivia | Kentucky Derby Museum

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An Introduction to the Kentucky Derby – the “Greatest Two Minutes in Sports” ... The Derby distance was shortened to one mile and a quarter in 1896 and ...

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Which horse is likely to get the Derby distance - ESPN.com

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May 5, 2016 ... While the Kentucky Derby is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for every horse in the field, the same could be said for many about the distance ...

Kentucky Derby Post Positions by the Numbers | America's Best ...

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May 3, 2016 ... The turns account for 40 percent of the distance of the Kentucky Derby, so if a horse is hung wide on one or, worse yet, both turns, it can have a ...

Kentucky Derby 2015: Who is bred for the distance? | Daily Racing ...

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Apr 30, 2015 ... This year's Kentucky Derby might be quite polarizing between the favorites and the longshots, but the great equalizer for them all will be the ...