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.
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.
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.
Super Saver won this year's Kentucky Derby on a sloppy track.
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.
The Kentucky Derby is held each year in Louisville, Kentucky at Churhill Downs race track.
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.
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.
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.
Yes. Churchill Downs held the first Kentucky Derby the same year that it opened, in 1875.
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.
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.
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.
The race was held on May 5, 2012.
1875 And yes, the Derby has always been held at Churchill Downs.
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.
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.
The Lexington Kentucky area is known for its racehorse farms. The Kentucky Derby is held in Louisville Kentucky each year.
The first race was held in May, 1875. See link:
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.
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.
No because the Kentucky Derby is only for 3 year olds, so its a one time chance, you win or you don't
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.