The race is a Grade I stakes race for three-year-old Thoroughbreds at a distance of one and a quarter miles at Churchill Downs. Colts and geldings carry 126 pounds and fillies 121 pounds.The race is known in the United States as "The Most Exciting Two Minutes In Sports" or "The Fastest Two Minutes in Sports" for its approximate duration, and is also called "The Run for the Roses" for the blanket of roses draped over the winner.
This Jay Austin Kentucky Derby Themed Bowtie is a must have for those looking to have want to show their spirit for the most exciting 2 minutes in sports. Seen here in the Butterfly Shape. 100% Cotton.