A beautiful photo from Destin, FL

Go, Destin, Go!

Destin.3-12-16.TK_A horse named Destin is competing in the Kentucky Derby!  

  • Currently at 20-1, Destin will be ridden by jockey Javier Castellano.
  • The horse is owned by Twin Creeks Racing Stables of Kentucky.
  • Destin’s pedigree is Dream of Summer by Giant’s Causeway.
  • The 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby is this Saturday, May 7. Post time (the start of the race) is at 5:34 p.m. CT.
  • StarTribune article: Trainers of Kentucky Derby Entrant Destin Take Calculated Risk After Long Layoff.

If you are looking for a great spot to watch the derby, the Junior League of the Emerald Coast is hosting a fun event at the Emerald Bay Golf Club, Saturday, 3-7 p.m. The fundraising event will feature a live broadcast of the Run for the Roses, plus a silent auction, raffle, and contests for best derby hat, best bow tie, best dressed couple, and biggest hat. There will also be mint juleps!

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