10 Reasons Why The Kentucky Derby Is The Worst

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While the world’s most famous sporting events continue to grow in both popularity and price, the Kentucky Derby has to be the most pretentious.

For no other event do thousands of millionaires flock to one location simply to drink all day in costume-ish outfits, only to end that day watching animals battle for two minutes. OK, we suppose there are two such events if you count Comic-Con.

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That said, we suppose the Kentucky Derby, rich in its history, can be a fun event if you’re trying to get out of house arrest, your in-laws’ Americanized Cinco De Mayo party, or any other form of torture.

Here is why the Kentucky Derby is simply the worst.

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