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Much More Than Simply A Sporting Affair – The Kentucky Derby is Unique in Tradition

January 24, 2012 | Author: | Posted in Arts & Entertainment

The dream began using a young man, Col. M. Lewis Clark, grandson of Gen. William Clark, the traveler. He went to England and France in 1872 and decided he would undoubtedly build a racetrack in Kentucky to regenerate the state’s horse breeding business. Development begun immediately after the excursion on 80 acres he purchased from …

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Much More Than Just A Sporting Affair – The Kentucky Derby is Unique in Culture

January 23, 2012 | Author: | Posted in Arts & Entertainment

The dream began using a young man, Col. M. Lewis Clark, grandson of Gen. William Clark, the traveler. He went to England and France in 1872 and concluded he would undoubtedly build a racetrack in Kentucky to regenerate the state’s horse reproduction industry. Construction begun just after the journey on 80 acres he obtained from …

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