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Kentucky Derby

noun, Trademark.
1.
a horse race for three-year-olds, run annually since 1875, on the first Saturday in May, at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky.: the first race in the Triple Crown.
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Kentucky Derby

noun
1.
a race for three-year-old horses run annually since 1875 at Louisville, Kentucky
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The most famous American horse race, held each spring at Churchill Downs racetrack in Kentucky.

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