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Kentucky Derby Winners

Kentucky Derby Winners

May 5, 2012

Derby Background Since 1875 “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports”,”The Run for the Roses”, or The Kentucky Derby has been held in Louisville Kentucky. At the original Derby approximately 10,000 fans saw future Hall of Fame trainer Ansel Williamson’s colt Aristides emerge from a field of 15 three-year-old horses as the inaugural...