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Off to the Races: An Inside Look at the History of the Kentucky Derby

OFF TO THE RACES: An inside look at the history of the Kentucky Derby KENTUCKY DERBY HISTORY 187,5 Aristides wins the first Kenucky Derby 1896 1978 The year the winner started being presented with a rase garkand Afirmed is the last horse to win the Triple Crosen with rictories at the Kennucky Derby, the Preakness Staker, and the Belmont Stakes 1904 1938 The first year a woman-ouned and bred horre won the erby The year Churchill Downs begins serving mint julepas at the race The year Stephen Foster's "My Old Kentucky Home" began playing at eaeh race 1921 MY OLD KENTUCKY HOME STEPMEN C FOSTE KENTUCKY DERBY STATS & FACTS 1.25 1.5 The length in miles of the race from 1896-present The length in miles of the race from 1875-1895 3 The number of fillies who have won the Kentucky Derby The most wins any jockey has had at the Derby The number of female jockeys to ride in the 6 Kentucky Derby II Themumber of horses to ever win the Triple Crown The number of Kentucky Derby winners who have sired later Derby winners 12 Secretariat I:59:4 16 } The oxlds of the kongest shor to win the Derby- Donerail in r9es то Secretariat's time in his record setting 19 race Monarchos 1:59:9 554 } The number of roses on the garland presentedto the winner Derby time ram by Monarchas in N, Only the second horse to break then minute barrier INFOGRAPHIC PROVIDED BY: SOURCES: BTF higz//www.wenfieneas.cow/leisure/earel kentueky derby facts htge:// hrg// iwmers Aw! hnge//voicer 299gog. hww.kar-4 sgrtig/kemauckyderby eighrthinge okuou for the h vn for he roer at chwchill doens hrge// BRAZEAU THOROUGHBRED FARMS, LP 00 00

Off to the Races: An Inside Look at the History of the Kentucky Derby

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Completing the Kentucky Derby in less than 2 minutes is no small feat! In fact, only 2 horses have earned this honor since the Derby’s first race back in 1875. Learn more interesting facts about thi...


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