2010 marks the 136th running of The Kentucky Derby, a Grand I stakes race for three year-old Thoroughbred horses, held annually in Louisville, Kentucky on the first Saturday in May. The Kentucky Derby is widely considered the most prestigious horse race in the world. The race is one and a quarter miles and is held at Churchill Downs.
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Derby Enthusiasts and horse lovers alike make sure to check out
Barbaro: The Heart of a Winner an exhibit surrounding Barbaro, one of the most famous horses of our time. On loan to The Chester County Hostorical Society from the Kentucky Derby Museum, this tribute exhibit brings Barbaro’s story home to Chester County. Told in an informative and interactive display that appeals to all ages, the exhibit includes a life story photo wall, racing artifacts and a video booth for guests to record their thoughts and memories of Barbaro.
The exhibit runs through May 15, 2010
The Barbaro exhibit was made possible with support from Roy and Gretchen Jackson.