The following is an excerpt from author Bill Doolittle’s "The Kentucky Derby: Derby Fever, Derby Day and the Run for the Roses" which will be released in October by Shircliff Publishing/Carpe Diem Books.
Writer Bill Doolittle recently sat down with Pitino in his office at the YUM! Center practice facility on the U of L campus to talk about . . . well, to talk about anything and everything – except basketball!
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