135th Kentucky Derby, in 2009 (30 photos)

Last Saturday, May 2 at the racetrack, "Churchill Downs" in Louisville, Kentucky, passed the next, the 135th Kentucky Derby. (Derby - racing horses 3 years old Thoroughbred breed at 1, 5 miles). This year the derby triumph winning jockey Calvin Borel (Calvin Borel) on a horse My Birdie (Mine That Bird). These jumps, the most significant in the United States, often referred to as "the greatest two minutes in sports", and Calvin Borel Bird tried to conform to so bring your time preodaleniya 1.5 mile to two minutes.





Favorite Kentucky Derby Kvoters General (General Quarters) rubs his head against the walls of his stables after a workout early in the morning on the racetrack, "Churchill Downs" May 2, 2009 in Louisville, Kentucky. (AP Photo / Ed Reinke)




Favorite Kentucky Derby Kvoters General (General Quarters) rubs his head against the walls of his stables after a workout early in the morning on the racetrack, "Churchill Downs" May 2, 2009 in Louisville, Kentucky. (AP Photo / Ed Reinke)




Horse rides through the mud during a training session at the 135th Kentucky Derby's April 30, 2009, in Louisville, Kentucky. (AP Photo / Charlie Riedel)



Trainer D. Wayne Lukas (D. Wayne Lukas) astride watching a morning workout at the racetrack, "Churchill Downs" at dawn on April 25, 2009 at Louisville, Kentucky, Saturday, April 25, 2009. Lucas-horse trains Derby favorite Flying Soldier (Flying Private). (AP Photo / Ed Reinke)

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