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Ever wondered how the
came to be the world-renowned event that it is today
The Kentucky Derby is a horse race held annually in Louisville, Kentucky, United States
almost always on the first Saturday in May, capping the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival.
The competition is a Grade I stakes race for three-year-old Thoroughbreds at a distance of one and a quarter miles at Churchill Downs.
Churchill Downs; Louisville, Kentucky, U.S
1:59.40, Secretariat (1973, 1+1⁄4 miles); 2:34.50, Spokane (1889, 1+1⁄2 miles)
Colt/Gelding: 126 lbs (57.2 kg); Filly: 121 lb (55 kg)
US$3 million; 1st: $1,860,000