Uncommon Facts about The Kentucky Derby

Host Angela Spears shares uncommon facts about the Kentucky Derby, highlighting women jockeys and the most recent black jockeys who have competed. She also shares fun facts about the Kentucky Derby that you might not have known. #KeepItSporty #BlackGirlsTalkSports

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Chavkin, D. (2022, May 8). Overhead Camera View Shows Rich Strike’s Amazing Kentucky Derby Win. Sports Illustrated. https://www.si.com/extra-mustard/2022/05/08/rich-strike-kentucky-derby-victory-overhead-view

Frakes, J. (2021, April 20). 'I'm coming to get those roses': Carmouche will be first Black jockey in Derby since 2013. Courier Journal. https://bit.ly/3loFTM0

Kentucky Derby. (2022). Women in the Derby. https://bit.ly/3wEOfEs

Roberts, B. (2022, April 27). Saddle up: Love of horses leads woman to become trailblazing jockey. Spectrum News One. https://spectrumnews1.com/ky/louisville/news/2022/04/27/life-as-a-female-jockey

Sykes, L. and Hubbard, L. (2022, February 9). 35 Kentucky Derby Facts That Will Surprise You. Town & Country. https://www.townandcountrymag.com/leisure/sporting/news/a2857/kentucky-derby-facts/

Windspree Vacation Homes. (2022). St. Croix Native Kevin Krigger Races in Kentucky Derby. https://windspree.com/st-croix-native-kevin-krigger-races-kentucky-derby/

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