The Kentucky Derby
What is it about the Run for the Roses that so captures our imagination, tugs at our heartstrings, and makes us want to be in Kentucky on the first Saturday in May? It begins in the stables during the days leading up to the Derby and ends with the climax of the race itself the greatest two minutes in sports. The Derby has everything. It s colorful, sporty, and fun. It s about rivalries and romance, heroes and history, memorable moments and more in what is the longest continually run annual sporting event in America. Written by Louisville sportswriter Bill Doolittle, and beautifully illustrated, The Kentucky Derby Derby Fever, Derby Day and The Run for the Roses celebrates the rich tradition of bluegrass horse farms and land of My Old Kentucky Home, the building excitement of fun-filled days leading up to the euphoric Derby Day and the greatest horse race in the world.
The Kentucky Derby book features Digimarc DiscoverTM technology (digital watermarking) for today s rapidly expanding, tech-savvy audience. By incorporating Digimarc s digital watermarks into the book, we bring race fans closer to a live action, virtual, first-person experience. It links the reader to thrilling race videos and fascinating archives of the people who make Derby history.
Bringing print to life by linking the book s content to the web and impactful outside resources extends the book s editorial and marketing capabilities, and allows readers to go much deeper into Derby-related topics in which they are most interested. This new Kentucky Derby book provides a world of information never before experienced in previous Derby books.