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#2853884 - 05/06/17 10:30 AM Not as OT as y'might think; Horsin' around on Ky Derby Day
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Registered: 03/20/01
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Today a slew of horses hadda get up early to suit up & run a race tonight abt 6pm so some ppl could have a party & maybe make a few dollars.
Is it bad form to say "Break a leg" ?
After all it's still show bizniz.

Here's some time-killin' party material as y' might await that magic hour...[wha ? only 2 1/2 minnits, not an hour ? Oh.]...
Anywhat...

Churchill Downs was founded by Meriwether Lewis Clark, jr, grandson of famed explorer William Clark with his uncles (for whom the track was named) in 1874, after a tour of English racing sites.
His intent was to make horse-racing more "family oriented, safer for race watchers but also more reliable.
This was the 1st racetrack in the USA where the end of the race was visible to those watching the start of the race.

Here we go...
(relevant statement at 1:30)


Who's next ?
Crazy Horse ?
Stones retread"Wild Horses" ?

How abt ...

Clarence White taking a ride on this one...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M9cINH9yob4


Lyle "life O'th' party" Lovett
retelling history in this'a'way
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tF0CFEIq4Ho
[video:youtube}https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tF0CFEIq4Ho[video]

Toby Keith & Willie Nelson pretend theybe the Rollin' Stones in
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1JOFhfoAD4


Whoever & her pretendin' t'be Dylan
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85Yf4XCnSAE


OsmondMania pretends to be Sly & the Family Horses
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iXO7-aAzUO4


Yer turn !
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#2853922 - 05/06/17 02:10 PM Re: Not as OT as y'might think; Horsin' around on Ky Derby Day [Re: d]
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Loc: VA
Great album by this band, here's a horsey song, of sorts


Another good band


A classic
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