Ladies grab your best Derby hat, Gentlemen grab a mint julep and enjoy the most famous horse race around as The Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs presents the "Run for the Roses".
Though it resides in the shadow of the Kentucky Derby, the "Lillies for the Fillies" race is still considered by some as one of the most popular.
The second jewel of the Triple Crown gets it's Nickname, "The Run for the Black-Eyed Susans", from the blanket of Viking daisies awarded to the winner that resemble Maryland's state flower.
The Belmont is known as the "Test of the Champion" because of its increased distance. At a mile and a half, stamina to maintain that winning speed becomes a crucial factor in winning the August Belmont Trophy.
The annual two day series of Thoroughbred Horse races ranks as one of the highest attended races in North America. The Breeders Cup showcases several types of races and tracks. From sprints to marathons and dirt tracks to turf tracks there is no horse race that can compare to the Breeders Cup.
Though Churchill Downs is most famous for hosting the Derby, there is still plenty of time to catch some Churchill Downs Racing once the Derby has passed.
Enjoy some late season horse racing at the oldest sporting venue in the United States. Saratoga Horse Racing has been held at the track in Saratoga Springs, New York since 1863 and has seen a number of notable horses race including the famous Secretariat.
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