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10 Things To Know For The Kentucky Derby

Whether it's your first time or your tenth. , you're a local, or just stopping by, here are the top 10 things your need to know for a complete Kentucky Derby experience.

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9. Thunder Over Louisville

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As one of the biggest firework shows in the world, Thunder Over Louisville is a must see for anyone wanting to start their Derby experience off right.

7. The Marathon


For the more active crowd, the Kentucky Derby Marathon, or just simply the Marathon to the locals, can be run in either a mini (13.1mi) or, for the daring, the full (26.2mi).

1. The Derby

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Yeah it's on here. What Derby Experience would it be without the Derby itself? Be it in the infield, stands, or just watching it in a place packed with friends or strangers, the Derby is the most exciting two minutes in sports.

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