The Kentucky Derby is a staple that has been around for more than 100-years.

Also known as the Run for the Roses, the Kentucky Derby has many quirks and facts over the years that deserve to be shared.

The Derby is filled with so much more nostalgia that no amount of “quick facts” will suffice. The following video is great history lesson on when the Derby was started and how it has managed to stick around in the American culture for so long.


And if you’re feeling nostalgic, here are the greatest moments in Kentucky Derby history: