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Betting on Kentucky Derby rivals the Super Bowl for the excitement that it generates each year. Although the race is only 2 minutes long, it consistently draws the attention of horse racing fans as well as people whose only knowledge of horse racing comes from "The Kentucky Derby." From small bets between friends at Derby parties to the crazy big money horse bets at offtrack horse betting parlours, casinos in Las Vegas and online horse betting sites, placing a wager on the Derby is a staple of bucket lists.

The Kentucky Derby is a Grade I stakes race for three-year-old thoroughbred horses, staged yearly in Louisville, Kentucky. It has a history of over years and draws over 150,000 spectators every year.

Known as “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports” for its approximate time length, the Kentucky Derby is the first leg of the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Horse Racing in the United States. It typically draws around 155,000 screaming fans. Every year, fans and celebrities descend on Louisville to take part of the spectacle at Churchill Downs. The Kentucky Derby is one of the crown jewels of the mystical (and maddening) Triple Crown which includes the Belmont Stakes located at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York and the Preakness Stakes which is located at Pimlico Race Track in Baltimore, Maryland.

The Kentucky Derby is the most famous graded stake shorse race for three-year-old thoroughbred horses and it takes place in Louisville, Kentucky on the first Saturday in May. Capping the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival, the Race for the Roses currently covers one and one-quarter miles (2.012 km) at Churchill Downs; colts and geldings carry 126 pounds (57 kg), fillies 121 pounds (55 kg).

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