July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
Only 11 days to the Kentucky Derby. Count down the days to the big day with us and learn a new fact about the Kentucky Derby each day.
It typically takes about 350 full-time, part-time and seasonal workers to cover an average Saturday of live racing at Churchill Downs, but not on the first Saturday in May.
July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
Only 12 days to the Kentucky Derby. Count down the days to the big day with us and learn a new fact about the Kentucky Derby each day.
If you’ve ever been to the Kentucky Derby or the Kentucky Oaks, you know that it draws a good crowd. Tickets are in high demand and demand an even higher price. Fans pack the grandstand, clubhouse, infield, paddock, and the many additional seating (and standing) options Churchill Downs...
April 21, 2012 - 9:30am
Only 13 days to the Kentucky Derby. Count down the days to the big day with us and learn a new fact about the Kentucky Derby each day.
It was two centuries ago that the youngest Kentucky Derby winners were crowned. No one has been able to steal that title in well over 100 years. James Rowe, Sr. holds the record as the youngest trainer to win the Kentucky Derby. He was only 24 when ...
July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
Only 14 days to the Kentucky Derby. Count down the days to the big day with us and learn a new fact about the Kentucky Derby each day.
Who holds the record for the oldest Kentucky Derby winner? Well, it’s not going to be the horse that won the Derby, as all Kentucky Derby competitors must be three years old, but what about the people involved with the horses?The oldest owner of the winning Kentucky Derby horse was...
July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
Only 15 days to the Kentucky Derby. Count down the days to the big day with us and learn a new fact about the Kentucky Derby each day.
The Mint Julep is the official drink of the Kentucky Derby. It takes 7,800 liters of bourbon and 2,250 pounds of locally grown mint to make the 120,000 Mint Juleps sold at Churchill Downs during Kentucky Derby weekend.Many local bartenders serve up freshly made juleps and variations on...
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