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The Kentucky Derby, What You Need To Know

The Kentucky Derby, Everything You Need to Know

By Taylor Hatton


The Kentucky Derby is upon us this weekend. It is a tradition unlike any other. Derby day is the pride of the bluegrass with the big hats, bourbon, and beautiful horses racing down the track. And when the garland of roses is placed on the back of this year’s winner history will be made when horse racing's most prestigious title, the run for the roses, crowns a new champion. Here is what you need to know about tomorrow’s race, and which horses you want to be rooting for during the fastest two minutes in sports.

A horse’s name is an important part of its identity, most viewers based on the horse’s name alone. Here is a quick rundown of tomorrow's competitors....