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What horse is Run for the Roses about?

The "Run For The Roses" is another name for the Kentucky Derby. The winning horse of the race traditionally receives a wreath of roses. This song is about a young colt growing up and running in the race. >>

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In this way, who wrote Run for the Roses?

Jerry Garcia Dan Fogelberg

Beside above, what time is run for the roses? Great Cause, Great Race! Rip City Race for the Roses starts in the Rose Quarter on April 26 at 7:30 a.m. The chip-timed race includes a half-marathon, 10K, 5K and a Nike Made to Play kids 1K. It's a fast, accurate course across the Broadway Bridge through downtown Portland.

In this way, what is the Run for the Roses and where does it take place?

The “Run for the Roses,” the Kentucky Derby, is a classic and historic horse race that takes place annually on the first Saturday in May at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky.

Why is it called Run for the Roses?

The Race of Roses, also referred to as the “Run for the Roses,” gets its name because of the very special (and very beautiful) prize that is commonly given out to the winner. It was several years later in 1896 that the rose began to be awarded and draped around the winner of the race.

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