“And unlike most of the others in the press box, we didn’t give a hoot in hell what was happening on the track. We had come there to watch the real beasts perform.”
- Hunter S. Thompson, The Kentucky Derby Is Decadent and Depraved
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Street Sense won the 133rd Run for the Roses at Churchill Downs this afternoon, coming in from 19th to win by a stretch.
‘I wish my momma and daddy was here, this is the greatest moment of my life!” said jockey Calvin Borel coming off the finish line.
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On May 5th, 2007 they will gather under the twin spires at Churchill Downs in Louisville Kentucky for the 133rd Run for the Roses—the greatest two minutes in sports.
When the field turns for home and the crowd hits fever pitch, there's nothing like it. I've been there twice, in 2000 and 2001. This Read More