The Kentucky Derby Nicknames and More Facts
2012 Kentucky Winner Crosses the line
What are nicknames for the Kentucky Derby?
The Kentucky Derby is also called:
- "The two most exciting minutes in sports"
- "The run for the roses"
They call it "the run for the roses," because roses are placed around the winner at the end of the race.
Has any horse won the Kentucky Derby more than once?
Nope, the Kentucky Derby is only for three year old horses, therefore, they can only run in a Kentucky Derby race once.