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Pass the Mint Juleps Please, It’s Kentucky Derby Time!

It's Kentucky Derby time again!!!!! Read our blog post, and learn a little bit about its history, how to make a Mint Julep, see some amazing hats, what about all those roses, and OH LAWDY. . .that song!!! CLICK HERE TO READ THE STORY: stargazermercanti...


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Barbaro's ashes to be interred at Churchill Downs


#cupsanddowns is a game where one team tries to turn all the cups upside down and the other team tries to turn them right side up. At the end of the time, whoever has the most their way wins. Simple, inexpensive game that could bring a lot of energy.


The owner of the winning thoroughbred is presented with the Kentucky Derby Trophy, a cup spun from 14-karat gold! The Derby Trophy, as it is known today, was born in 1924 as a result of a design contest held on the Derby's 50th anniversary held by Churchill Downs' president. The winning draft was submitted by George Louis Graff and soon after the trophy was produced by Lemon & Son where is still produced to this day. Not a lot has changed since the first cup was made.