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Kentucky Derby & Churchill Downs Information

The Kentucky Derby is a Grade I stakes race for three-year-old thoroughbred horses, the race takes place annually in Louisville, Kentucky on the first Saturday in May. The race is over one and a quarter miles at Churchill Downs. Colts and geldings carry 126 pounds (57.2 kg) and fillies 121 pounds (54.9 kg). The race is known as 'The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports' for its duration, and is also called 'The Run for the Roses' for the blanket of roses draped over the winner. The race annually draws around 155,000 fans to Churchill Down. Get your seats now, as tickets are going quickly for “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports”.