A mile and a quarter
I think it was the Kentucy Derby
The first Kentucky Derby race was run in 1875.
The Winner was "Mine that Bird", jockey Calvin Borel
It is called the Kentucky Derby.
Joe Talamoe is a 19year old jockey who is still looking to winning every jockeys dream,the Kentucy Derby.
The first Saturday in may. Its the 10th race of the day.
The Kentucky Derby is run on the first Saturday in May. But for the horses who run in the race, training starts long before. They train for months just for this won race, because it's a part of history.
The first Kentucky Derby was ran in 1875.The race was ran on land owned by John Churchill.The track is called Churchill Downs today.The race is ran the first Saturday in May.The flower of the Derby is the rose,hence the term,"run for the roses".
The first race was held in May, 1875. See link:
There are many potential answers to that, and opinions would differ. The biggest jump race is probably the Aintree Grand National, held on the first Saturday of April near Liverpool in England. The Epsom Derby, also in England, could be argued to be the biggest flat race, though there are other contenders.
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.