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2014-05-13 23:01:55

The Kentucky Derby has been called, "The Most Exciting Two Minutes In Sports." A lot can happen in those two minutes, including the potential for injury to both horses and professional jockeys. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 The Kentucky Derby is a time for fanfare, amazing styles, and the thrill of watching 20 horses race to the finish line. Along with all the pomp and circumstance comes the potential for injury, either on behalf of the horses or even the professional...

2014-05-08 12:25:50

Expanded DAS Deployment by Mobilitie Successfully Supports Record Data Traffic Usage During One-Hour Period at Nation's Highest-Attended Sporting Events LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From the opening of the gates to the thrill of the final race, the wireless network at Churchill Downs kept the collective 260,000 Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks attendees well connected this weekend. What helped make this possible was a unique wireless network configuration called a...

2014-05-02 16:23:38

Allowing millions of people to place their bets on the Kentucky Derby, and more, with just a few clicks NEW YORK, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the Digital Age, it was only a matter of time before horse racing went online. So, this weekend, there are three Notre Dame brothers that will be paying close attention to the Kentucky Derby. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140502/83819 Graduates Bill, Walter, and Tom Hessert created DerbyJackpot.com, the first social horse-betting...

2014-05-01 12:24:37

California Chrome enters Churchill Downs seeking to extend four-race winning streak WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Common Ground Alliance (CGA), the organization dedicated to protecting underground utility lines and the safety of people who dig near them, today announced that four of its member organizations - USA North 811, along with partners Underground Service Alert of Southern California (DigAlert), Dig Safely New York and Kentucky 811 - have partnered to sponsor jockey...

2014-05-01 12:22:34

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- The 140th running of the Kentucky Derby marks Ram Truck brand's fifth year as exclusive automotive partner -- Ram serves as Official Truck of Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby -- Fans attending weekend races will be immersed in the Ram Truck brand experience, including truck displays, video board integration, signage and posters, and Ram-branded giveaways -- Television, print and digital...

2014-05-01 04:22:00

A Toast to the Sport of Kings with Vodka Crafted from the Fruit of Kings CORAL GABLES, Fla., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GREY GOOSE® Vodka will toast the best of thoroughbred horse racing, for the tenth consecutive year at the 140th Kentucky Derby. This year, the most exciting two minutes in sports coincides with the launch of the brand's newest expression, GREY GOOSE Le Melon Flavored Vodka, crafted with Cavaillon melons from Provence, France. One of the world's sweetest, most...

2014-04-30 20:22:40

BOCA RATON, Fla., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norton Herrick, Chairman and CEO of The Herrick Company, Inc., one of the nation's largest investment firms, and partner in Danza with Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, is heading to Churchill Downs with Herrick looking for his second Kentucky Derby crown in the past four years, as the partnership's prized thoroughbred racehorse, Danza, has been named one of the top three favorites to win this year's race, which will be held Saturday, May...

2014-04-29 12:27:41

Wireless DAS Network Doubles in Size to Accommodate One of Nation's Highest-Attended Sporting Events NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectators are anticipated to have little problem sharing the photo finish at the 2014 Kentucky Derby, as Mobilitie LLC, the nation's largest privately-held provider of wireless infrastructure, today announced significant upgrades to the multi-carrier Distributed Antenna System (DAS) at Churchill Downs. The neutral-host...

2014-04-28 08:25:32

Thousands Stand to Win Free Cottonelle Products Pending Kentucky Derby® Results DALLAS, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cottonelle is upping the ante at this year's Kentucky Derby with "The Cottonelle Great Finish," a giveaway that will reward up to 15,000 lucky participants with a year supply of Cottonelle products should the No. 1 and No. 2 positioned racehorses finish the race in that order. The odds of the exacta bet hitting are 100 to 1, but one thing that race-goers know for...

2014-04-25 12:23:57

NEW YORK, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Come enjoy the magical RyJ by Romeo y Julieta at the Montecristo Social Club Kentucky Derby pre-party with special guest, Hall of Fame Jockey, Pat Day. The event will be held at the upscale Maker's Mark Lounge in Louisville, Kentucky on April 30 from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM, and will include delicious food and cocktails. Tickets are $15 for Montecristo Social Club Members and $25 for non-members. All guests must be 21 or older to attend. Space is...