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Kentucky Derby Little Known Facts
 By Winniefield Park   •   11th Mar 2021   •   445 views   •   0 comments


The Kentucky Derby has been run since 1875 and is the first race in the competition for the coveted, but often elusive Triple Crown title. There is a lot of history and tradition behind the race. Here are nine things you might not know about the race nicknamed “The Run for the Roses”.

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