they are important because horse racing, particularly thoroughbreds, is a major sport in Kentucky, hence the Kentucky Derby.
The ecomonic impact of Kentucky's horse racing industry is around $4 Billion.
Kentucky is best known, but many states have horse racing.
you can go to the horse racing at the Kentucky derby
Kentucky, I think
The Kentucky Derby is one of the USA's oldest thoroughbred horse races (the Travers Stakes being the oldest, first ran in 1864). The horse racing in Kentucky began in 1875.
Kentucky, USA. It is known for the Kentucky Derby.
the Kentucky derby
The Kentucky Derby is a Thoroughbred horse racing event.
Horses and horse racing.