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Kentucky Derby: 13 facts to know about horse racing's Super Bowl
The Kentucky Derby is horse racing's Super Bowl and one of America's oldest sporting events. Learn some facts about the Run for the Roses that will make you sound smart at a Derby party.
Posted at 9:13 AM, May 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-05 10:13:26-04
The Kentucky Derby is horse racing's premier event and it's also one of America's most beloved sporting traditions.
More than 142 years of tradition makes for plenty of interesting facts.
From the crazy hats to the mint julep to the race itself, check out our video above to learn 13 facts about the Run for the Roses that will make you sound smart at a Derby-watching party.
Clint Davis covers entertainment and trending news topics for the Scripps National Desk. Follow him on Twitter @MrClintDavis.
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