Who invented the Kentucky Derby?

Answer Meriwether Lewis Clark, Jr. started the Kentucky Derby after visiting England to do research on racetracks and how they were built. The first Kentucky Derby horse race was run on May 17, 1875, at C... Read More »

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Kentucky Derby Party Games?

Though the Kentucky Derby lasts just over two minutes, is one of the most famous horse races and is widely covered and celebrated every year. Thousands of people watch the Derby, but since it is s... Read More »

When is the Kentucky Derby held?

The Kentucky Derby is held on the first Saturday of May at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. The race begins at approximately 6 p.m., after a full day of other racing events. The Kentucky De... Read More »

How to Have a Kentucky Derby Party?

One of horse racing's biggest events is the Kentucky Derby, also known as "The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports," is run on the first Saturday in May annually. You can mark this annual event with a t... Read More »

How long is the Kentucky Derby track?

Home to the Kentucky Derby, the main track at Churchill Downs is one mile long, while the turf track is .875 miles, according to the Daily Racing Form. Churchill Downs is located in Louisville, Ken... Read More »