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The Kentucky Derby 2009

The following link provides wonderful pictures and news stories of the 2009 Kentucky Derby: 2009 Kentucky Derby/Stories and Wonderful Pictures Enjoy!

May 4, 2009 The Boston Globe, The 2009 Kentucky Derby

"Last Saturday, May 2nd, the 135th running of the Kentucky Derby took place at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. In an improbable ending, Jockey Calvin Borel rode Mine That Bird - a 50-1 longshot - to a huge victory, coming from dead last to win by 6 3/4 lengths. The Kentucky Derby is often billed as 'the most exciting two minutes in sports,' and Borel and Mine That Bird did their best to live up to that standard. Collected here are a few photographs leading up to the Kentucky Derby, and of the race itself..." (29 photos total)