It's a mighty long way from being a few days old and full of romp and roister to immortality in the record books. Thousands of horses start the long journey every decade, and racing fans crowd the tracks, in hopes of once more seeing perfection in the form of horseflesh. Perfection called Zev, Man o' War, Exterminator, Whirlaway, and a baker's dozen of other names. Out of thousands of races, a few are really memorable. Here are some from the last ten years: races to remember.
"My Old Kentucky Home"
Written by Stephen Foster
Performed by studio orchestra See more