The Kentucky Derby, which is said to be the greatest 2 minutes in sports is months away…however, for racehorse enthusiast it’s never to early to start thinking ahead.
The contenders, the traditions, the hats and the festivities are enough to make even “non fans” get caught up in the “heat of the moment.”
Last years 139th running of the Kentucky Derby commenced at 6:33 pm(EDT) on May 4, 2013 at Churchill Downs.There were 151,616 who attended the event which saw Orb, the favorite, win a a purse of $1.4 million with a final time of 2:02.89.
Last years of attendance was was much lower than in previous years.
The Churchill Downs crowd of 165,307 in 2012 is the largest in Derby history...Read More