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Kentucky Derby Traditions 

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The Kentucky Derby: the most exciting two minutes in sports! However, for fans of this race, this is more than just two minutes. It is a month-long festival celebrating spring, otherwise known as the Kentucky Derby Festival. Marathons, boat races, parades, hot air balloons and more make up this time prior to the official derby day (which is always… read more >>

It’s (Still) Derby Day!

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….And they’re off!  Well, not quite.  This year, the Kentucky Derby is postponed until September 5th.  Traditionally run on the first Saturday in May, this year Churchill Downs has opted to have a virtual celebration and viewing party on May 2nd.  They’re even running a simulated Kentucky Derby featuring the 13 Triple Crown winners.  So, even though… read more >>