Tag: The Kentucky Derby

Mornington is a small town located along the peninsula just outside of Melbourne, Victoria. The population averages around 22 000 people of which there is quite a prominent horse breeding culture. That being said it comes at no surprise that Mornington Race Club is one of the town’s highlights to its community members, and national and international visitors. Mornington Race Club was established as far back as 1899 and has grown in popularity with its horse racing highlights and annual social calendar events.

Kentucky Derby One of the World’s Most Famous Races

The Kentucky Derby is not only one of America’s best known horse races, but one of the most famous worldwide.

The Kentucky Derby is held annually in Louisville, Kentucky, United States on the first Saturday in May. The race is a Grade 1 stakes race for three year old Thoroughbreds over a distance of 2 kilometres at Churchill Downs.