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Kentucky Derby, Coral Bay Style

Author: Windspree Vacation Homes 

derby_ladies3The first Saturday in May is a big day in Coral Bay... the Kentucky Derby! The Kentucky Derby is a stakes race for three-year old Thoroughbreds, held annually in Louisville Kentucky on the first Saturday in May.  The 2 km "run for the roses" is also known as "the fastest 2-minutes in sports." 

Run every consecutive year since 1875, the Kentucky Derby is the first leg of the US Triple Crown (followed by the Preakness Stakes and then the Belmont Stakes). 

Goldencents4This year the 143rd running of the $2 million guaranteed Kentucky Derby is scheduled for Saturday, May 6, 2017. Race

watchers at Skinny Legs in Coral Bay will be downing mint juleps donning elaborate lids in celebration for the event that starts at 3pm.

The Virgin Islands were represented well at the 139th

 Kentucky Derby in 2013, with both  and Victor LeBron of St. Croix competing.

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