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Kentucky Traditions

Chasse Rehwinkel

I gamble, therefore I write...or I write, therefore I gamble...honestly, they're pretty similar professions…


This Saturday--May 1 for those of you who didn't bother to look at the introductory picture--Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky will be abuzz will all sorts of activity, thanks to the 136th running of the Kentucky Derby.

Horse racing is just a small part of this big weekend, however.

Yes, plenty of quirky...some might say asinine...

Horse Attack.jpg

Hey, I never said I thought it was dumb...

...traditions litter the Kentucky Derby's weekend festivities.

So in honor of the 2010 Kentucky Derby, here's a list of some of the more interesting race traditions that only a 136 year derby could come up with:



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1 Comment

Goose said:


We are totally going next year. I want to drink mint juleps and race firey balls of death.

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