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Run for the Roses: The Kentucky Derby and the Business of Horse Racing

Run for the Roses

A Multi-Billion Dollar American Tradition. The Kentucky Derby is the longest running sports event in American history. Now, a cherished pastime has evolved into a multi-billion dollar industry. From champions to the big business of on-line betting, the Run for the Roses has become the icon of American horse racing.

CNBC Originals takes you inside the winner's circle where legends are born and millions are made.

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  • Run for the Roses Friday, 24 Apr 2009 | 8:20 PM ET
    The Kentucky Derby is the longest running sports event in American history. Now, a cherished pastime has evolved into a multi-billion dollar industry. CNBC Originals and Melissa Francis take you inside the winner’s circle where legends are born and millions are made.

    The Kentucky Derby is the longest running sports event in American history. CNBC Originals and Melissa Francis take you inside the winner’s circle where legends are born and millions are made.

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