May 1st, Kentucky Derby

Kentucky Derby

The 2021 Kentucky Derby will be the 147th time ‘The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports’ has taken place.


  • 1 May 
  • Louisville, Kentucky, USA


In the build up to the  Kentucky Derby, Essential Quality has featured  high on the leaderboard, so remains an obvious candidate to vie for the win come May 1, but there’s steep competition for this Godolphin-bred gem to consider.

Fun fact:

During the Kentucky Derby, 142,000 hot dogs, 18,000 bbq sandwiches, 6,260 kg of beef, 32,400 jumbo shrimp, 9,000 scallops, 3,628 kg of potatoes, 30,000 cookies, and -last but not least! – 300,000 strawberries will be served.