Kentucky Derby 2017: The money wagered, beers sold and more crazy figures
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Churchill Downs is prepared to welcome thousands of spectators, 20 horses and loads of alcohol onto its grounds this weekend for the Kentucky Derby.
Horse racing’s marquee event attracts massive attention and plenty of glitz and glam. In preparation, WalletHub compiled a list of the most interesting facts and figures about the Derby, from the number of beers consumed to the price of the gold trophy.
Take a look.
- Nyquist took home the title.
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