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Kentucky Derby (23 of 30)

Alternatively referred to as “The Run for the Roses” or “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports”, the Kentucky Derby is a 1.25 mile race for three-year-old thoroughbred horses. The Kentucky Derby draws an average of 150,000 visitors each year including locals, celebrities, presidents, and royalty. Photo courtesy of Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau.