The Kentucky Derby is billed as the most exciting 2 minutes in sports and I would have to agree! This years Derby is on Saturday and I am getting pretty pumped! I’m originally a city girl, growing up outside of Chicago where there just really aren’t a lot of horses. Then in vet school my whole perspective changed. Suddenly I was required to care for these beautiful and complicated animals, up close and personal. The horses I met at the Ohio State University Veterinary School were so awe inspiring that I quickly became a wannabe “horse girl”. I think the first time I watched the Derby was in the lobby of the vet school while on equine rotation. Now when my daughter longingly looks at horses I totally understand!
So with out further ado - here’s what’s to love about the Derby: