Road to The Kentucky Derby® 2018

March 08, 2018 By Jazzy Morgan

The 144th running of the Kentucky Derby® will be held on Saturday, May 5th, 2018. For the past six years, the journey for horse racing teams to make it to the Derby has been set up on a point system. Teams participate in select races to determine who qualifies to participate in The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports.

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Which Record-Breaking Horse Won the 1973 Kentucky Derby® and Became a Triple Crown™ Winner?

March 06, 2018 By Jazzy Morgan

Winning the Triple Crown™ is the biggest honor that every horse racing team strives for. Jockey, Trainer, Owner and everyone in between sets out at the Kentucky Derby® for their first win, enters the Preakness Stakes with high hopes, and then aims to complete the trifecta at the Belmont Stakes. What many don’t realize is how rare it is for a horse to mark his name in history as a Triple Crown™...

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The Kentucky Derby®: Then and Now

February 27, 2018 By Jazzy Morgan

The Kentucky Derby®, also known as The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports, is the longest running sporting event in American history. The history of the race dates back to 1872 when Meriwether Lewis Clark - the grandson of William Clark of the famed “Lewis and Clark” – attended the Epsom Derby in England. The Epsom Derby is an even longer-lived horse race that began back in 1780.

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Who Became a Triple Crown™ Winner in 1948?

February 06, 2018 By Jazzy Morgan

Winning the Triple Crown™ is the biggest honor that every horse racing team strives for. Jockey, Trainer, Owner and everyone in between sets out at the Kentucky Derby® for their first win, enters the Preakness Stakes with high hopes, and then aims to complete the trifecta at the Belmont Stakes. What many don’t realize is how rare it is for a horse to mark his name in history as a Triple Crown™...

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Are There Hospitality Packages Available For the 2018 Kentucky Derby®?

January 16, 2018 By Jazzy Morgan

The Kentucky Derby® is without a doubt America’s most iconic horse racing event, appropriately known as “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sport.” It is the first leg of the prestigious Triple Crown™, which is consists of three races Kentucky Derby®, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes. Immerse yourself amongst 170,000 racing fans with an Official Ticket Package through Derby Experiences, for...

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Who Won the Triple Crown™ in 1946?

January 02, 2018 By Jazzy Morgan

Winning the Triple Crown™ is the biggest honor that every horse racing team strives for. Jockey, Trainer, Owner and everyone in between sets out at the Kentucky Derby® for their first win, enters the Preakness Stakes with high hopes, and then aims to complete the trifecta at the Belmont Stakes. What many don’t realize is how rare it is for a horse to mark his name in history as a Triple Crown™...

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What to wear to The Kentucky Derby® 2018

December 21, 2017 By Jazzy Morgan

When you think of the Kentucky Derby® you think of elegence and class when it comes to what to wear. From the hat to the dress to what you wear on your feet, going Plain Jane isn't an option when it comes to a horse racing event. As your planning for what to bring to the 2018 Derby, we've put together some things you shouldn't forget!

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On the 12th Day of Quintmas, There Are Twelve Triple Crown Winners™

December 12, 2017 By Jazzy Morgan

Happy 12th Day of Quintmas and Triple Crown™ Tuesday! 

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Who Won the Triple Crown™ in 1943? #TripleCrownTuesday

December 05, 2017 By Jazzy Morgan

Winning the Triple Crown™ is the biggest honor that every horse racing team strives for. Jockey, Trainer, Owner and everyone in between sets out at the Kentucky Derby® for their first win, enters the Preakness Stakes with high hopes, and then aims to complete the trifecta at the Belmont Stakes. What many don’t realize is how rare it is for a horse to mark his name in history as a Triple Crown™...

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3 Kentucky Derby® Parties You Need to Attend

November 15, 2017 By Jazzy Morgan

The Kentucky Derby weekend is so much more than just "The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports". Derby Experiences offers three exclusive parties that will take your weekend to the next level! These events are meticulously planned to ensure that guests with even the highest expectations will thoroughly enjoy themselves, creating memories that will last a lifetime. 

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Kristen Doolan

Kristen Doolan was born and raised a Florida State Seminole. Making her way from Florida to North Carolina, Kristen achieved her B.S. in Business Administration, Marketing at The University of North Carolina Wilmington. She is an avid traveler, college football addict, beach bum and loves spending time with her family and friends. 

 

Jazzy Morgan

Jazzy Morgan is originally from London, England and a die-hard Manchester United Fan. She grew up in Connecticut and made the move down south in 2011 where she attended Winthrop University and received her B.S. in Family & Consumer Sciences and a minor in Marketing. Jazzy enjoys traveling, working out, reading her monthly Vogue & Cosmo and keeping up with fashion trends.

 

Evan Chronis

Evan Chronis was born in Omaha, Nebraska but has made his home in south Charlotte for almost two decades. A Tar Heel born and bred, Evan received his B.A in Media and Journalism from UNC-Chapel Hill. He is an avid Boston sports fan thanks to his family’s New England roots, and a fanboy of Wes Anderson films.