The 135th Kentucky Derby will be held on Saturday, May 2, 2009 at Churchill Downs in Lousville, Kentucky.
This race is the first leg of the Triple Crown, a feat not achieved since Affirmed won it in 1978.
Betting is already underway on the Kentucky Derby at most sportsbooks and racebooks. Justin Dew puts Pioneerof the Nile, I Want Revenge, and Desert Party as the top three horses in the field.
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