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2011-07-07 11:44:00

ST. LOUIS, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc., Gold Sport Collectibles and Major League Baseball Properties® today unveiled the new, special edition "gold ball" for the 2011 State Farm Home Run Derby in Phoenix, Monday, July 11 at 5:00 p.m. PT/8:00 p.m.

2011-06-29 08:00:00

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Phantom Fireworks President Bruce J. Zoldan, a member of horse racing's Team Valor, has already seen plenty of fireworks this season when Team Valor's Animal Kingdom won the roses at the Kentucky Derby in May, and that was long before Mr.

2011-05-10 11:00:00

Reserved Seats for All Action Sports are On Sale Now and Include Free Fair Admission COSTA MESA, Calif., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2011 OC Fair (July 15-August 14) will be amped up this summer with its action-packed lineup in the Action Sports Arena.

2011-05-09 06:00:00

CORAL GABLES, Fla., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GREY GOOSE, the "World's Best Tasting Vodka" and Paula Patton, actress, producer and star of the new romantic comedy, Jumping the Broom, and upcoming action film Mission: WHO: Impossible - Ghost Protocol. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110509/NY97766-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110509/NY97766-b) (Photo:...

2011-05-04 18:50:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas Kinkade, America's most collected and celebrated artist, and Melissa Biggs, Baywatch star and Sports Illustrated Spokesmodel, will attend the Kentucky Derby from May 6th-8th as "Official Celebrities of the 2011 Julep Ball," to support the James Graham Brown Cancer Center and promote their new TV series "The Light of Africa," a new lifestyle program being filmed in Africa later this spring. The Julep Ball is the signature Kentucky Derby...

2011-05-04 11:59:00

CORAL GABLES, Fla., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GREY GOOSE® Vodka joins forces with renowned milliner Louise Green to create a one-of-a-kind hat to be worn on Saturday, May 7, 2011, at Churchill Downs.

2011-05-01 00:09:03

MitoAction announces the second annual Sandra K. Russell Derby Day Benefit for Mito, a Derby Day fundraiser to support those who are battling mitochondrial disease. The benefit will be held on Saturday, May 7 from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Mandarin Oriental, Boston.

2011-04-18 00:00:27

Free Medical Supplies Make DRE a Sure Bet at Derby Time Louisville, KY (Vocus/PRWEB) April 17, 2011 Spring is a special time of year in the Greater Louisville, Kentucky area, where DRE Medical and others in the Bluegrass State celebrate the Kentucky Derby.

2011-04-11 13:00:00

NEW YORK, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) and Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN) announced today an agreement to broadcast all three races of thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown nationwide.

2011-04-11 09:30:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Woodford Reserve bourbon is taking the traditional Kentucky Derby® cocktail, the mint julep, to a new level by unveiling the world's most exclusive mint julep cup.


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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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