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Anna Nicole Smith: Daughter Goes All Out For KY Derby

Anna Nicole Smith: Daughter Goes All Out For KY Derby

By Amanda Crum May 6, 2013

Anna Nicole Smith’s daughter, Dannielynn, has made appearances on the Kentucky Derby red carpet before, but this year she outdid herself in the outfit department, and her dad played along. 6-year old Dannielynn must have a fondness for flying nannies, …

Windows Phone To Sponsor Kentucky Derby Favorite Windows Phone To Sponsor Kentucky Derby Favorite
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Microsoft wants to give two Kentucky Derby fans Nokia Lumia 900s as part of this year’s Run for the Roses. Ramon Dominguez, who will be in the Derby atop Hansen, the current favorite, will be wearing the Windows Phone logo …

Mary J. Blige Singing National Anthem At Derby Mary J. Blige Singing National Anthem At Derby
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It was announced today that Mary J. Blige will sing the National Anthem prior to the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby. Blige, who has been dubbed the “Queen of Hip Hop Soul”, is scheduled to sing “The Star Spangled …

Kentucky Derby Most “Buzzed” About Of Triple Crown Kentucky Derby Most “Buzzed” About Of Triple Crown

It’s almost the first Saturday in May in Kentucky, which means one thing and one thing only: Horse racing is king for a day. The first leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown takes place tomorrow as the Kentucky Derby prepares …

Bing Gears Up For The Kentucky Derby
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The Kentucky Derby is a huge deal for Louisville, Kentucky, with all sorts of people who would otherwise never visit flying in and spending lots of cash.  And the Derby’s at least a noteworthy event for Bing, too, with the folks behind Microsoft’s "decision engine" preparing some special instant answers.

At the time of writing, Google and Yahoo aren’t offering anything similar, which could give Bing a nice edge.  Even if people don’t make a permanent change, they may switch search engines for a day knowing that they’ll get more relevant results.

Churchill Downs Buys Youbet.com For $126 Million

Churchill Downs Inc. (CDI), home of the Kentucky Derby, has agreed to buy online horse wagering firm Youbet.com in a cash-and- stock deal valued at $126.8 million.

The deal would give Churchill Downs over $700 million worth of the $1.4 billion online horse wagering market. Churchill Downs already owns online horse betting site TwinSpires.com.

Engaging with the Kentucky Derby Online
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Not that this comes as a surprise, but the Kentucky Derby is in on the social media game. We’re seeing pretty much every major event become more engaging with the general public. Not unlike the Presidential Inauguration or the NFL Draft, there are plenty of ways to get involved with the Kentucky Derby online as well.

Hulu Taps Rescue Me Star Denis Leary for Kentucky Derby Ad
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Hulu saw a nice jump in viewers after it ran its first television ad during the Super Bowl. That featured Alec Baldwin star of the show 30 Rock, which is available on Hulu.

Kentucky Derby Guide For Bloggers

The scribes at MoreThanDerby.com want bloggers to understand the salient differences between blogging and the greatest horse race in the world.