Definition of Kentucky Derby

1. Noun. An annual race for three-year-old horses; held at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.

Generic synonyms: Thoroughbred Race



Lexicographical Neighbors of Kentucky Derby

Kenneth Grahame
Kenneth Kaunda
Kenneth Roberts
Kennewick
Kenny
Kenny's treatment
Kensington
Kent's bundle
Kent-His bundle
Kent bugle
Kentish
Kentuckian
Kentuckians
Kentucky
Kentucky Derby (current term)
Kentucky blue
Kentucky coffee tree
Kentucky coffeetree
Kentucky coffeetrees
Kentucky rifle
Kentucky rifles
Kentucky windage
Kentucky wonder
Kentucky wonder bean
Kentucky yellowwood
Kenya

Literary usage of Kentucky Derby

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Lewis and Clark Road Trips: Exploring the Trail Across America by Kira Gale (2006)
"Kentucky Derby Museum ... 0 Kentucky Derby MUSEUM AND CHURCHILL DOWNS (NHL) The Kentucky Derby is the oldest, continuously operated race in the United ..."

2. The Artichoke Trail: A Guide to Vegetarian Restaurants, Organic Food Stores by James Bernard Frost (2000)
"Louisville's claim to fame is the Kentucky Derby, the horse race run at Churchill Downs every year. The city is also the birthplace of the Louisville ..."

3. Library of Southern Literature by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent (1909)
"At that time the Kentucky Derby was not only the first of the great regular events of the American turf, but it was more coveted by horsemen than any other ..."

4. The American Thoroughbred by Charles E. Trevathan (1905)
"At Louisville, Kentucky, won the Kentucky Derby for three-year-olds, one and a half miles, in 2.40, beating Lelex, Alfambra, and three others; won the Clark ..."

5. Handbook of Best Readings by Solomon Henry Clark (1902)
"At that time the Kentucky Derby was not only the first of the great regular events of the American turf, but it was more coveted by horsemen than any other ..."

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