Wednesday, 03 May 2017 23:33

Throwback Thursday - Brother Derek

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The Kentucky Derby, “ The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports.”

On the first Saturday in May, the historic Grade I stake race for 3 yr olds carrying 126 lbs, Fillies 121 lbs loads the gate at Churchill Downs in Louisville Kentucky. In 2006, Calgary businessman Cecil Peacock and his support staff brought his sensation Brother Derek to the Twin Spires. Today we look back at this exciting Alberta Racing moment.

Brother Derek would finish fourth to Barbaro with Edgar Prado in the irons in front of 157,536 fans. If you would like to see the full one hour Brother Derek documentary hit us up on Facebook or Twitter.

Watch and wager on the Kentucky Derby and Alberta live racing at any Alberta racing facility or off track betting location.

250th Anniversary of Horse Racing in Canada

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