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The Kentucky Derby field is limited to 20 horses. Some people think 20 horses are too many for a horse race, with the finish sometimes resembling a cavalry charge. However, that large of a field does offer many good betting possibilities.

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How may horses compete for the Kentucky Derby?

20 maximum

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European horses can enter the Kentucky Derby.

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The Kentucky Derby is now limited to 20 horses. Before a limit was put in place, the most horses that ran in the Derby was 23 in 1974, the 100th anniversary of the Run for the Roses.

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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.

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The answer to this and all the rest of the stats can be found at the Kentucky Derby's website.

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What is the phone number of the Kentucky Derby Museum in Louisville Kentucky?

The phone number of the Kentucky Derby Museum is: 502-637-1111.

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