5 Reasons the Kentucky Derby Is the Best Race in the Triple Crown

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5 Reasons the Kentucky Derby Is the Best Race in the Triple Crown
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The Kentucky Derby is one of the greatest sporting spectacles in this country.

Sure, you have the World Series, Super Bowl and NBA Finals, but nowhere else do you find "The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports."

For 138 years, the Kentucky Derby has been going strong, and I see no reason why it won't go for another 138 years.

Around this time every year, excitement brews because everyone wants to see if any horse can win the Triple Crown.

It all starts at Churchill Downs, then moves on to The Preakness Stakes, before finishing up at the Belmont Stakes.

Here are five reasons why I think the Kentucky Derby is the best race of all the Triple Crown races.

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