Waterloo region represented in Kentucky Derby

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If you’re looking for a horse to cheer for this Saturday in the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby, why not cheer for the local entry!

State of Honour, owned by Penny and Manfred Conrad of Wellesley, Ontario, will be running in the “fastest two minutes in sports.”  Although he is a long shot to win, the couple is delighted that their horse is ranked 11th out of the 20 horses in the field.

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Photo source: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/kentucky-derby-wellesley-horse-1.4095269

Jockey Jose Lezcano will be taking the reins on State of Honour, who has 30-1 odds of winning the Derby, according to Horse Racing Nation.

The Kentucky Derby runs Saturday, May 6th  at 6:46pm.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/kentucky-derby-wellesley-horse-1.4095269

May 5, 2017 |

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