Kentucky Derby

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Vocabulary Word List: 40 words: blacksmith, blinders, Churchill Downs, colts, competition, daily double, derby, equestrian, equine, favorite, fillies, furlong, gait, gallop, geldings, handicap, horses, jockey, Kentucky, Louisville, paddock, performance, post, race, racetrack, saddle, sire, speed, sportsmanship, stakes race, stallion, stellar, temperament, thoroughbred, trainer, Triple Crown, veterinarian, victorious, winner's circle, yearling

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Vocabulary Word List for Kentucky Derby-Horse Racing (282)
A) Advance, AHSA, Alfalfa, Ancestry, Appearance, Appetite, Apprehension, Aqueduct, Arab, Ascot
B) Balance, Barn, Bay, Beast, Beauty, Bedding, Beginner, Behavior, Belmont Stakes, Betting, Bit, Blacksmith, Blaze, Blinders, Bran, Breeches, Breeding, Bridle, Buckle
C) Cannon, Canter, Career, Challenge, Champion, Charge, Chestnut, Chuff, Churchill Downs, Cinders, Clover, Coat, Colors, Colt, Command, Communication, Compete, Competition, Condition, Contender, Contribution, Course, Croup, Cue, Currycomb
D) Daily double, Dam, Demonstration, Derby, Disaster, Domesticated, Doze, Dun
E) Earnings, Ease, Effortless, Equestrian, Equine, Equipment, Equitation, Event, Eventful, Examination, Exercise, Exhibition, Extension
F) Failure, Falter, Farm, Favorite, Fee, Feed, Festivity, Fever, Filly, Foal, Forefoot, Forelock, Formation, Frame, Furlong
G) Gait, Gallop, Gamble, Gelding, Gentle, Gesture, Grain, Grass, Graze
H) Habit, Hackamore, Hackney, Halter, Handicap, Handler, Handling, Hands, Hats, Hay, Hide, Hind, Hoof, Horse, Horseback, Horsefly, Horsemanship, Horsey
I) Illness, Industry, Inflammation, Injury, Intelligence, Intermediate, International
J) Jockey, Jodhpur, Joy, Judging, Jump-off, Jumping
K) Keen, Kentucky Derby, Kick
L) Laminitis, Last-place, Lead, Leather, Leg, Loss, Louisville, Lunge, Lure
M) Maiden race, Mammal, Mane, Manger, Mare, May, Meadow, Medication, Motion, Mount, Movement, Muzzle
N) Nation’s Cup, Natural, Neigh, Notice, Novice
O) Oats, Obedience, Obstacle, Odds, Official, Outdoors, Outing, Overcome, Owner
P) Pace, Paddock, Parade, Participation, Pastern, Pasture, Patience, Penalty, Performance, Periodic, Pick, Pinto, Place, Pony, Popularity, Post, Posting, Powerful, Prize, Puissant, Purebred
Q) Quarter horse, Quarters
R) Race, Racing, Rack, Rail fence, Ranch, Rear, Regard, Register, Registry, Reins, Rhythm, Ride, Rider, Ringer, Roan, Roses, Routine, Rump, Run, Runner-up
S) Saddle, Santa Anita, Shavings, Show, Signal, Sire, Skill, Snaffle, Sock, Sorrel, Southwest Stakes, Speed, Springtime, Spur, Stable, Stakes race, Stall, Stallion, Stand, Stands, Star, Starting gate, Steed, Steeplechase, Stellar, Stirrup, Strap, Strenuous, Stress, Stretch, Stud, Style, Symptom
T) Tack, Temperament, Temperamental, Terrain, Thoroughbred, Thrush, Top, Track, Trainer, Triple Crown, Trot, Twitch
U) Unbeaten, Unique, Untangle, Unusual, Useful
V) Vaccination, Variety, Veterinarian, Victory, Vigor, Visible, Voice
W) Wean, Whicker, Whinny, Whip, Widespread, Win, Winner, Winner\\\\\\\'s circle, Withers, Workout
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Y) Yearling, Young
Z) Zeal, Zest

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The Kentucky Derby Top Ten 2013
Source: Kevin's Best Bets, from SportsChatter, rates the top contenders of the May 4th race.
1 - Revolutionary
2 - Itsmyluckyday 3 - Palace Malice
4 - Normandy Invasion
5 - Mylute
6 - Orb
7 -Verrazano
8 - Goldencents
9 - Vjack
10 - Overanalyze

The Kentucky Derby Dozen 2012 by rank
source USA Today
Union Rags, Creative Cause, El Padrino, Hansen, Gemologist, Dullahan, Mark Valeski, I'll Have Another, Aplha, Take Charge Indy, Bodemeister, Secret Circle

The Kentucky Derby Dozen 2008 by rank
source Tom Pedulla, USA Today
Pyro, Big Brown (Win), Cool Coal Man, Denis of Cork (Show), Court Vision, Colonel John, El Gato Malo, Big Truck, Atoned, War Pass, Smooth Air, Visionaire, Eight Bells (Place)


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