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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kentucky_Derby

The Kentucky Derby /ˈdɜːrbi/ is a horse race that is held annually in Louisville, Kentucky, United States, on the first Saturday in May, capping the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival. The race is a Grade I stakes race for three-year-old Thoroughbreds at a distance of one and a quarter miles (2 ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triple_Crown_of_Thoroughbred_Racing

The Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing, often shortened to Triple Crown, comprises three ... Kentucky Derby, run over the 1 1⁄4-mile (2.0 km) dirt track at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky · Preakness Stakes, run over the 1 3⁄16- mile ..... The Triple Crown series consists in three races at increasingly longer distances.

www.kentuckyderby.com/history/kentucky-derby-history

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, ...

www.thoughtco.com/the-fastest-runnings-of-the-kentucky-derby-1880673

Sep 8, 2017 ... Secretariat holds the record for the fastest Kentucky Derby wins ever at 1:59 2/5, which is also the track record for the 1 1/4 mile distance at ...

www.triplecrownraces.com/triple-crown-faq

These are the most Frequently Asked Questions about the Triple Crown Races. Q . What races make up the Triple Crown of horse racing? A. The Kentucky Derby ...

www.ladyandthetrack.com/news/15453/long-kentucky-derby.html

Handicappers concentrate heavily on the 10-furlong aspect, as none of the entries ran the distance before the Kentucky Derby. Just look in most online ...

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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 ...

www.madduxsports.com/library/horse/betting-differences-of-kentucky-derby-preakness.html

The Derby distance is beyond the comfortable range of most horses – especially when they are three year olds and not fully mature. It's obviously the last part of ...

www.derbymuseum.org/education/trivia.html

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 ...