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2010-06-16 13:56:00

ATLANTA, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- World Gold Medalist (Swimming) Special Olympics Athlete, Erin Hoffman, may not have won a prize with her adopted rubber duck in the 2009 Duck Derby, but that's not going to stop her from trying again. "Yes! The prizes are great but more importantly, the Duck Derby allows thousands of athletes to participate all year round in sports competition," said Erin.

2010-05-03 05:30:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- GREY GOOSE, the "World's Best Tasting Vodka," joined forces with renowned couture milliner, Ellen Christine, to create a one-of- a-kind hat worn exclusively at the 136th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.

2010-04-30 10:00:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Ram Truck Brand announces sponsorship with the Kentucky Derby and Churchill Downs Ram Truck logo and vehicle displays to be present in and around Churchill Downs Thoroughbred horses meet horsepower as the Ram Truck Brand makes a grand entrance on the track and in the winner's circle for the 136th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.

2010-04-23 06:40:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Chester Santos, the 2008 USA National Memory Champion, has memorized all Kentucky Derby results since its inception in 1875, including the winning horses and jockeys and their winning times to the hundredths of a second (e.g.

2010-04-22 11:00:00

MIAMI, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- GREY GOOSE®, the "World's Best Tasting Vodka," joins forces with renowned couture milliner, Ellen Christine, to create a one-of-a-kind hat to be worn exclusively at the 136th running of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 1st at Churchill Downs. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/greygoose/43652/ Actress and model Rebecca Romijn will lend support by donning the custom-designed hat at...

2010-04-20 10:00:00

LEXINGTON, Ky., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- If you haven't already made your Lexington hotel reservation for the Kentucky Derby, now is your chance to take advantage of special event rates as low as $269 per night.

2010-04-12 09:00:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Woodford Reserve bourbon will celebrate the glamour and glitz of the Kentucky Derby® with the Ultimate Kentucky Derby Luxury: the world's most exclusive mint julep cup.

2010-04-08 09:30:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- NBA Champion and bad boy, Dennis Rodman, will perform a live DJ set at Derby Pretty, a Kentucky Derby Eve celebrity concert and party on April 30, 2010 at Frazier International History Museum in Louisville. Derby Pretty producers, Chicago-based entertainment and marketing company Global Adrenaline, promises to transform the museum's event spaces into a chic, exclusive setting with exciting entertainment and modern decor.

2010-04-06 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Racers get ready! We're only 18 days away from PETCO's annual Hamster Ball Derby on Saturday, April 24 at 2 p.m. hosted at all of the company's more than 1,000 locations across the country.

2010-03-30 12:30:00

SAN DIEGO, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- DD Entertainment, Inc.


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Derby's Woolly Opossum, Caluromys derbianus
2012-07-10 14:20:57

Derby's woolly opossum (Caluromys derbianus), also known as the Central American woolly opossum, can be found in Central America. Its range includes Colombia, Belize, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama. Although its range extends across many areas, it is not widely distributed.  It prefers habitats in lowland and highland rain forests at altitudes of up to 8,500 feet. Derby’s woolly opossum can weigh between 7.1 and 14 ounces, with the prehensile...

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dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.