The legendary Kentucky Derby is back at Churchill Downs and is set to be one of the sporting event highlights of 2014. This year will mark the events 140th year running of what is considered to be America’s greatest racing event. May the 3rd will see a celebration of horse racing at its finest, as once again the world famous derby will attract thousands to its tracks.
The Kentucky Derby, which has run every year since it was first created in 1875, is a Grade I stakes race which enters only thorough bred colts and fillies that are just 3 years old, (that’s prime racing age in terms of horse years). In The Kentucky Derby’s entire running event history only 2 fillies have ever won! Come on girls!
The Kentucky Derby is a fantastic sporting event which manages to blend entertainment and sport into one fabulous infusion of pageantry and is also renowned for its famous millenary pageantry, ranging from the elegant to the bombastically crazy. One too many Mint Juleps maybe?
Speaking of Mint Juelps, The Loving Heart Hospice Foundation will be hosting a Derby party, at which guests are invited to savor mint juleps and bourbon sours. Hoorahh! There will also be plenty of live entertainment as well as casino gaming tables and mounds of traditional southern cuisine.
The Kentucky Derby truly is one of the most exciting race meetings in the world, oozing in elegance, tradition and style; this is the main event of the summer social calendar and is not to be missed.
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