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Derby

A city in the East Midlands UK; pronounced DAR bee.
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Lewis Stakes in the opener of his Kentucky Derby prep campaign.
There's the Kentucky Derby, the Arkansas Derby, the Florida Derby, the Super Derby, the Ulster Harp Derby, the Jersey Derby (yes), the Hong Kong Derby, the Singapore Derby, the Deutsches Derby, the AJC Derby, the VRC Derby, the West Australian Derby, the New Zealand Derby, the Polish Derby, the Swiss Derby, the Manx Derby, `the Pitmen's Derby', the Derby Italiano, the Greyhound Derby and the Derby between Liverpool and Everton.
Churchill Downs and UPS are teaming up to bring the horsepower of the Kentucky Derby to NASCAR, as the two companies today unveiled a special Kentucky Derby 133 paint scheme that will be featured on the #44 UPS Toyota Camry driven by champion Dale Jarrett as he competes in the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway on April 29.
Barbaro won the Derby, Jazil won the Belmont, and Bernardini won the Preakness on his way to being the champion of all the 3-year-olds.
Two French Derby winners, Celtic Swing (1995) and Dream Well (1998), made it to The Curragh and Dream Well won.
Road to the Roses" players earn points based on how well their fantasy stable performs in a series of 33 Kentucky Derby prep races, beginning with the $100,000 Borderland Derby on Saturday, Feb.
Wayne Lukas (no horses in the Derby or Preakness), Nick Zito (nothing in the Derby, one long shot in the Preakness) and Bob Baffert (ninth-, 16th - and 17th-place finishers in the Derby, nothing in the Preakness).
The most exciting new feature of the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks Web sites is the implementation of exclusive weblogs ("blogs") written by some of the leading handicappers in horse racing, covering prep races throughout the three months leading up to Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks 133.
We thought he might be a Triple Crown winner, and we thought we'd like to be part of it,'' Matz said Sunday morning as the trainer of Barbaro began the day after winning the Kentucky Derby.
The futuristic profile of a racehorse in full flight, pushing forward against the wind as it races past a stylized version of the legendary Churchill Downs Twin Spires, comprises the official event logo for next year's 133rd renewal of the Kentucky Derby.
Underscoring how competitive this Kentucky Derby was expected to be, fans had a hard time settling on the tote-board favorite.
AKRON, Ohio -- More than 530 racers are heading to Akron to compete next week in their gravity-powered race cars at Derby Downs here in the 69th All-American Soap Box Derby on Saturday, July 22.