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2015 Kentucky Derby Odds
Kentucky Derby week is one of the most thrilling times of the year. This race is known as "The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports" for its approximate time length.
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Odds to Win 2015 Kentucky Derby
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Interesting Fun facts Regarding Kentucky Derby
Since 1875, Kentucky Derby has been held at Churchill Downs on the first Saturday of May. The event has also been referred as` The most interesting two minutes in sport’ as people spend and travel extravagantly just to watch there is legendary event hosted in Louisville, Kentucky. Winning horses only require about two minutes to have made records. The participating horses are supposed o be thoroughbreds and three years of age. The running distance is 1 ¼ miles and has been dubbed as the `run for roses’ since the wining horse is awarded with a bunch of roses.
The Louisville Jockey Club which is concerned with organizing the Kentucky Derby was found by Meriwether Lewis Clark, Jr. He was the grandson to William Clark; the owner of Lewis and Clark expedition. The inspiration of constructing the Derby was inspired by the Epsom Derby in England. This is a competition that is held annually in the country since 1780.
The main drink served in Kentucky Derby is Mint Julep. The drink prepared with ingredients such as sugar syrup, mint and bourbon. The iced rink is served an attractive souvenir cups that have been printed with previous winning heroes in the past events.
The Kentucky Derby race is dubbed as the `Run for the Roses’ since the winner horse is traditionally awarded with a blanket of 554 red roses. It has been the dream of many jockeys to be awarded with the blanket of red roses.
The Kentucky Derby is constructed in a field measuring 147 acres. The field can hold above 165,000 people comfortably. The stadium is among the most popular sporting venues in the world. People from different backgrounds travel and spend lavishly just to watch the race live.
Since the beginning of the race, the fastest race that has ever been completed successfully was accomplished within 1 minute and 59 seconds. This race was completed by secretariat in 1973. The first race that was held in the same stadium was accomplished within 2 minutes and 27 seconds.
In the past, you had to go to the derby if you wanted it to watch the vent. This was not until 1952 when the first live broadcast of the event. After two years, the price amount of the event exceeded $100,000.
Quotes and popular ties
The author Hunter S. Thompson and the illustrator Ralph Steadman in an article dated 1969 immortalized the field, `The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved.
Promote your Business by Sponsoring a Horse
Given the nature of the derby event, there are a number of high profiled businessmen from all over the world. This captivating scene attracts celebrities, capitalists, clients and many other leaders. Thus, it provides a great opportunity for advertisement of products. As time expires towards the Derby event, it is important to seek ways in which you can advertise your company or interests. For example, getting an advert in one of the mint cans will definitely boost the awareness of your activities or ideas.
There are also other good non-opinionated advertisement ideas you can pick from the organizers. For example, there are bill boards, customized T-shirts and many more. Since the event is often run on TV, then it be wise if you can get to sponsor a horse race. That is to say, you facilitate its upkeep and training up to and until the race is over. In order to facilitate this, you need some good amount of money and a good connection to link you to the horse owners. After all, it is the owner who decides on what the horse would do and who will be contracted to ride it. This liaison with the owners will foster a working relationship after which you may be allowed to dress up the horse and jockey in a custom made racing garments with advertisements embedded in them. With this trick, you are bound to reach millions worldwide who watch the race from online and live TV Broadcasting.
Of course, it matters which horse you decide to dress up. Given the chance with no limitation, you should bet your advertisement strategy on the winning horse. This is because it will also go down in history that you were the facilitator. Then, you ought to know what this means: research and careful up bringing from the beginning of the races to the end. At least, this way, you get to see the potential of the horse all through its qualifying stages and make an informed decision.
The following are other probable benefits should your sponsored horse win in a Derby event or in the prestigious Triple Crown races:
• Naming privileges to the years races
• Recognition through placards and classified ads
• Display of your company’s insignia on the TV
• Dispensation to bid for multiple seat reservations
• Honor to umpire the participating horses
This is just a tip of the iceberg, but if you believe in the power of advertisement then this is the once in a lifetime opportunity to showcase your interests.