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Interesting Kentucky Derby Facts and Stats

Breifle DERBY -2014 Interesting Facts About The Kentucky Derby Brought To You By The Meadows Racetrack & Casino 17 1875 10,000 15 3 On May 17, 1875, in front of an estimated crowd of 10,000 people, a field of 15 three-year-old horses contested the first Derby 25 2,011.68 6,660 79,200 The Kentucky Derby is run at 1 1/4 miles which is equivalent to 2,011.68 meters, 2,200 yards, 6,600 feet or 79,200 inches デンデン 94 1949 36 1954 The record high race time temperature was 94 in 1949 and the record low was 36 in 1954 17 19 O winners from post positions No. 17 and No. 19 CHURCHILL DOWNS 14 13 12 10 8 7 6-43 2 1 33.7% 1908 33.7% is the win-percentage of favorites since pari-mutuel wagering began in 1908 120,000 Mint Juleps consumed race day (Made with Kentucky Bourbon, simple syrup, crushed ice, powered sugar and mint) 120,000 142,000 142,000 hot dogs are consumed race day 400 "Freedom" roses from Kroger's master floral designers are individually hand sewn to the winner's garland which is 2 12 yards long, 14 inches wide and weighs 40 pounds 400 2.5 14 40 150,000 Over 150,000 people attend the race $200 milion plus in revenue generated for Lousiville, KY 200,000,000 IHTSTIC 14,800,000 12,900,000 12,600,000 The Kentucky Derby is watched by 14.8 million television viewers. That's more than the 12.9 million viewers of The FIFA World Cup and the 12.6 milion viewers of The MLB World Series Brought To You By THE -MEADOWS CASINO SOURCES http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kentucky_Derby http://www.kentuckyderby.com/sites/kentuckyderby.com/files/u64720/2012%20Kentucky%20Derby%20Fun%20Facts_1.pdf 111

Interesting Kentucky Derby Facts and Stats

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The Kentucky Derby facts and stats brought to you by the Meadows Racetrack & Casino. Every year millions of viewers gather around to watch the Kentucky Derby in numbers exceeding popular sporting even...

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