Sunday, May 3, 2009

"And Your Bird Can Sing"
And Your Bird Can Sing - Beatles

2009 Kentucky Derby Winner is Mine That Bird

Mine That Bird is the long-shot winner of the 135th Kentucky Derby held Saturday, May 2nd at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. The Derby featured a full lineup of 19 three-year-olds, after favorite I Want Revenge scratched this morning due to a weak left hoof, in the run for the roses and $2 million first prize.

The grandstands at Churchill Downs were full of hat-wearing spectators as the Win/Place/Show finishers crossed the line, completing first leg of the Triple Crown. The top three finishers for the 2009 Derby are Mine that Bird, Pioneerof the Nile and Musket Man.

Best of the Roses, John French



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