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Late spring is the time of year at which the Kentucky Derby is held. Specifically, it's held the first Saturday in May. The next Derby will be the 137th running, on May 7, 2011.

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When is the Kentucky Derby held?

The first Saturday in May is the time of year when the Kentucky Derby is held. That's why the 136th running of the Derby was on May 1st in the year 2010. The 137th will be held on May 7, 2011.


Who owns the Kentucky Derby?

no one "owns" the Kentucky Derby. its a race held every year for the best 20 three year old thoroughbreds in the nation. no one "owns" the Kentucky Derby. its a race held every year for the best 20 three year old thoroughbreds in the nation.


Who won the 2010 Kentucky Derby held in Louisville Kentucky May first?

Super Saver won this year's Kentucky Derby on a sloppy track.


How many horses have won the Kentucky Derby?

As of May 7, 2011, 137 horses have won the Kentucky Derby. The first Kentucky Derby was held on May 17, 1875. It has been held every year since then.


In what year was the first Kentucky Derby held?

1874


How far is ketucky from the derby race?

The Kentucky Derby is held each year in Louisville, Kentucky at Churhill Downs race track.


Is the annual Kentucky Derby held at Churchill Downs or Epsom Downs?

Churchill Downs is the location at which the Kentucky Derby is held every year, since 1875. May 17, 1875 was the Derby's inaugural run. At that time, the world-famous racetrack in Louisville, Kentucky was called by its original name of the Louisville Jockey Club Course.


When is the derby held?

Since you aren't specifying which "Derby" I will assume you are referring to the Kentucky Derby; it is held on the first Saturday in May every year.


What is the name of sister race of Kentucky Derby?

The "sister race" for the Kentucky Derby is the Kentucky Oaks. The Oaks is a mile-and-an-eighth race is for 3-year-old fillies. It is held the Friday before the Derby.


Was the Churchill Downs built when they started the Kentucky Derby?

Yes. Churchill Downs held the first Kentucky Derby the same year that it opened, in 1875.


On which first Sunday of every year is the Kentucky Derby held?

The first Sunday isn't when the Kentucky Derby is held.Instead, the Derby is supposed to be held the first Saturday of May. But that wasn't always the case. In fact, the very first Derby was held mid-month, on May 17, 1875.


Is the Kentucky Derby in Louisville?

The Kentucky Derby is a Grade I stakes race for three-year-old Thoroughbred horses, held annually in Louisville, Kentucky, United States on the first Saturday in May, capping the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival.


Can you tell me what Exactly the Kentucky Derby is?

The Kentucky Derby is a Grade I stakes race for three-year-old Thoroughbreds, held annually in Louisville, Kentucky, United States, on the first Saturday in May, capping the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival.


What state has a city that is famous for the race derby held every year?

Kentucky


What is the name of the racetrack where the Kentucky Derby is held each year?

churchill downs


What is the date of the Kentucky Derby this year?

The race was held on May 5, 2012.


What year did the Kentucky Derby begin?

1875 And yes, the Derby has always been held at Churchill Downs.


What is the name of the horse park where the Kentucky Derby is held?

It is called Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby is also know as the Run for the Roses. This is the first race of the Triple crown and it is held each year on the 1st Saturday in May.


In which city is the Kentucky Derby held?

Louisville is the city in which the Kentucky Derby is held. It always has been the location of the Derby. In the year 2010, the city celebrated the 136th running of the world-famous thoroughbred horse race in its historic racetrack at Churchill Downs.


What area in Kentucky is known for its racehorse farms?

The Lexington Kentucky area is known for its racehorse farms. The Kentucky Derby is held in Louisville Kentucky each year.


In what year was the Kentucky Derby first held?

The first race was held in May, 1875. See link:


How much money does Kentucky make from the horse industry?

The horse industry in Kentucky is worth about 4 billion dollars to the state each year. The highlight of the year is the Kentucky Derby held in May each year.


What is the date of the Preakness this year?

I assume by "this year" you mean 2010. The Preakness will be held on May 15, 2010. It is always held 2 weeks from the date of the Kentucky Derby.


Is there a horse that has run in the Kentucky Derby twice?

No because the Kentucky Derby is only for 3 year olds, so its a one time chance, you win or you don't


Where is the horse derby held?

Several races include the word "derby" in the title (the Kentucky Derby, the Florida Derby, the Epsom Derby, etc.) A race called a "derby" generally means that it is for 3 yr. old horses. In American racing however, if one simply says, "The Derby" it is thought that (s)he is referring to the Kentucky Derby, America's most pristigious race and oldest athletic event of any kind. It ihas been held at Churchhill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, on the first Saturday in May every year since 1875.