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2013-03-06 12:23:29

LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two of the most accomplished jockeys in Kentucky Derby(®) history - Steve Cauthen and Pat Day -- headline the list of attractions for the 2013 edition of "Derby Experiences," the Churchill Downs(®) travel experience program that brings fans closer to the excitement of "The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports." Cauthen will be returning to Churchill Downs(®) on the 35(th) anniversary of his historic Triple Crown run aboard...

2013-02-27 16:25:23

Oregon-based artist artwork featured on Kentucky Derby 139® bottle LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Adding to its reputation as the signature bourbon of Thoroughbred racing, Woodford Reserve®, the "Official Bourbon of the Kentucky Derby®" is honoring the country's favorite horse race with the release of its 2013 Kentucky Derby commemorative bottle. A product of the Woodford Reserve Distillery in Versailles, Kentucky, this year's limited-edition bottle...

2012-12-04 12:23:56

Expanding Travel/Experience Program Taking Advantage of Special Churchill Downs Venue to Accommodate Fan Interests LOUISVILLE, Ky., Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Affirmed Lounge, named after the sport's most recent Triple Crown winner (1978), will be added to the array of hospitality venues available through "Derby Experiences," the Churchill Downs travel/experience program for fans to experience Kentucky Derby race week in a special way. The 139th running of the $2 million...

2012-11-29 08:26:36

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mention Mobile, a company offering innovative social gaming apps, together with Chillingo, the leading independent games publisher and a division of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) announced today the release of Word Derby, a multiplayer, turn-based and addictive word game. Challenge friends to a good old-fashioned horse race where vocabulary is the best advantage. With up to four players, word creation sends you into the home stretch...

2012-07-20 06:21:42

AKRON, Ohio, July 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The All-American Soap Box Derby celebrates its 75(th) year July 21, and the iconic American event--in deep financial trouble a few years ago--can in part thank a film from an Emmy-nominated actor for getting the race back on the road. Corbin Bernsen, Emmy and Golden Globe nominated as Arnie Becker in L.A. Law, heard about the Derby's financial woes by chance in 2009. The actor, now featured in USA Network's Psyche, also...

2012-07-09 18:20:41

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Some of baseball's premier power hitters stepped to the plate tonight to support State Farm and Major League Baseball's® (MLB) effort to go to bat for charity, raising $615,000 during the 2012 State Farm Home Run Derby at Kauffman Stadium. Capping off a night of tape-measure long balls, Prince Fielder of the Detroit Tigers knocked-off Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays in the Championship Round to join the elite class of two-time Home...

2012-07-09 10:22:44

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- State Farm and Major League Baseball® (MLB), with the help of eight All-Star sluggers, will knock one out of the park for local Kansas City chapters of Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) at the State Farm Home Run Derby on Monday, July 9 at Kauffman Stadium. The Derby pairs returning champion and American League captain Robinson Cano, National League captain Matt Kemp and their teams of home run hitters with eight local youths for a...

2012-07-06 06:21:08

ST. LOUIS, July 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc., Gold Sport Collectibles® and Major League Baseball Properties® today announced the special-edition "gold ball" will remain an integral component of the 2012 State Farm Home Run Derby at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Monday, July 9, at 8:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. CT live on ESPN. The authentic baseball, featuring one leather panel infused with actual 24-karat gold leather crafted by Rawlings and...

2012-06-21 06:22:51

COLUMBIA, Md., June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Personal and portable measurement as provided by the Arbitron Portable People Meter(TM) (PPM(®)) ratings service indicates that all three legs of the Triple Crown, broadcast on NBC, delivered significantly higher out-of-home audiences than seen during typical a Saturday/Sunday afternoon. Persons In home Out of home % Out of Home % Out of Home 18+...

2012-06-19 14:21:46

ATLANTA, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's not too late to make a difference in the life of a Special Olympics athlete and you can do it by adopting a rubber duck today in the 2012 Duck Derby. "Time is running out to adopt and any donation counts," said the Duck Derby organizer Rebecca Surles of Special Olympics Georgia. "Plus, the derby is a fun family activity," said the special events manager of Special Olympics Georgia. The Duck Derby, set for Friday, June 22, is a...


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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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