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Kentucky Derby Links

 

Everyone loves to throw their money around at the track, but did you know that it’s smart to keep records of all your gambling exploits, wins or losses? Forbes.com knows quite a bit about money, and they posted their “Six rules of betting on the Kentucky Derby” to help you determine how to write off your losses at the track on your taxes

 

Ever wondered what it was like to celebrate with the winning horse’s team on Winner’s Circle? Well, Stephen Johnstone knows, because he’s crashed the presenting of the roses 18 times in his life, and never been caught. That is, until someone sees this story and puts his picture up around Churchill Downs. Sorry, Steve.

 

Lets be honest, the Derby is about partying and having a good time just as much as it is about horse racing and gambling, which is why Fox News wants you to know the 8 most delightful Derby drinks to sip on today. If you and a group of buds decide drinking games are the way to go today, make sure you choose your beverage wisely.

 

Ever wondered what it takes to raise a Kentucky Derby contending horse? Well, let’s just say that you better have a couple million dollars just lying around to get your foot in the door.

 

Have you ever seen the movie Rocky Balboa? You know, the one where a computer simulation says that Rocky would beat the current heavyweight champion, and sparks The Italion Stallion’s comeback to boxing, even though he’s like 60 years old? Yeah, well the company “Horse Racing Simulation” used all the free time they saved by coming up with the least creative company name ever to create a simulation of how the Derby would look if the field was nothing but the last 20 winners of the Run For The Roses. War Emblem took the early lead, then…..

 

Article written by Will Totten

Born in Indiana and raised in Louisville, I am the unlikeliest UK fan.

4 Comments for Kentucky Derby Links



  1. Ukroro24
    10:14 am May 4, 2013 Permalink

    Actually Rocky won in that simulation, which sparked the current heavy weight champs ego enough to track down Rocky and offer him the chance to fight him in Vegas.



  2. NOTDerby
    10:50 am May 4, 2013 Permalink

    This is a UK sports site.. enough with the derby talk. I can go anywhere else for that



  3. BOSOX
    11:05 am May 4, 2013 Permalink

    Trevor Lacy visiting North Carolina…. If he decides to go to UNC doesnt that take schollie for them this year and im sure they wont have a schollie for Wiggins! Im curious how that works



  4. Dave
    11:20 am May 4, 2013 Permalink

    Matt, you’ve got to get Stephen Johnstone on KSR for an interview. I would love to hear some of his gate-crashing stories.