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Churchill Downs, the iconic racecourse located in Louisville, Kentucky, is steeped in a rich history and has played a pivotal role in the world of thoroughbred racing. Best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby, the most prestigious event in the U.
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The Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing is the ultimate achievement a racehorse can attain. In order to become a Triple Crown champion, a Thoroughbred horse of 3 years old must win all three consecutive legs, or “jewels” of the series in a si
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Mint Julips and the Kentucky Derby share a storied history, intertwining the allure of a time-honored drink with the prestige of one of America’s most beloved sporting events. This relationship has flourished over the years, making the Mint Julep a
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Kentucky is a place of pride and passion. Ask anyone you meet from the Bluegrass State, and they’ll probably say something about bourbon, or horses, or basketball. They’d like to think they are the best at all three.  So naturally, whenever w
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Let’s be honest, many of the “Bucket List” experiences that we offer are fueled by adrenaline and testosterone.  A few of our events seem to cater to upper middle class cavemen who sip scotch, smoke cigars and high-five each other at every opp
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#7 The Kentucky Derby: May 2021 “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” Historically applied to beloved letter couriers, a variation of this motto necessa
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The Kentucky Derby is unique and often misunderstood. It’s not just for horse enthusiasts or only for sports fans. Derby weekend is a party for any and all types of groups, and Derby day is an all-day event. But where should you sit? There are 1
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Anything can happen on the first Saturday in May, and each edition of the Kentucky Derby provides the opportunity for the underdogs to shine. We've revisited some of the more recent upsets at Churchill Downs, and look forward to many more in the futu
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Kentucky Oaks or the Kentucky Derby - which to attend? Everyone has heard of the Kentucky Derby, the “greatest two minutes in sports” and the first race of the prestigious Triple Crown.  The Kentucky Derby is the most popular horse race in th
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There is no better place to see and be seen than the Kentucky Derby. This annual horse race in Louisville, KY is the social event of the spring. For first-timers, preparing for the big day may seem overwhelming. After all, Kentucky Derby fashion is i
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Every year the Kentucky Derby is a fabulous occasion filled with funny horse names, mint juleps, an exciting race, and, perhaps most importantly, incredible headgear. From southern classics to wacky creativity, hats at Derby come in every style, shap
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The state of Kentucky and its largest city Louisville aren’t usually on the top of many travel bucket lists. If Louisville makes it to this list, it’s probably due to the famed Kentucky Derby. To be sure, the Kentucky Derby is an exhilarating eve
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