May is here, so get out your travel to-do list: the Kentucky Derby, the Indianapolis 500 and tea with Mom at NYC’s Plaza Hotel – they’re just some of May’s must-dos. Start planning!Filed under:
On your mark, get set … it’s off to Louisville for the granddaddy of all horse races. In time-honored tradition, the 140th annual Kentucky Derby -- the first leg of the Triple Crown -- kicks off the first Saturday in May. Settle into your seat at Churchill Downs racetrack on Central Avenue, sip a mint julep and enjoy the “Most Exciting 2 Minutes in Sports.”
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