Kentucky Derby is This Saturday: Info To Know
Here are a few interesting facts about The Kentucky Derby, do you watch the race?
- Called the "Run For The Roses" and the "The Fastest Two Minutes in Sports"
- Always takes place the first Saturday in May (May 4, 2019)
- Post time is just after 6PM
- This is the 145th Running of "The Derby"
- One of the most 'betted' sports events each year (more info on how to do that)
- This event has it's own signature cocktail, "The Mint Julep"
- This race is the first race of each years "Triple Crown" the second is the Preakness and the third is the Belmont Stakes.
- The last horse to win the "Triple Crown" was Justify in 2018
- It is considered "Good Luck" for women if they wear a hat to the race
Here is how to make a "Mint Julep":
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