Kentucky Derby 2015

In collaboration with Sony Pictures, we had the chance to giveaway some dvd’s of the new equestrian movie 50 to 1. The movie is based on the inspiring true story of horse racing legend Mine That Bird and is directed by Oscar winning producer of Dances with Wolves, Jim Wilson. The dvd launch took place at the Kentucky Derby.

Let me take you on a trip to Churchill downs for the most exciting 2 minutes of the year.kentucky Derby Equestrian Lifestyle

Arriving at the airport in Louisville at night is an experience an sich. Check out the enlightened arena. You can’t be lost!kentucky derby equestrian lifestyle kentucky derby equestrian lifestyleWhen entering the venue, a lot of colorful people and dito hats are welcoming you. And ladies, the main color is pink, so you’ll feel immediately at home.kentucky derby equestrian lifestylekentucky derby equestrian lifestyleA qoute we heared along the side “The Kentucky Derby is the only event where people party for 2 weeks for a 2 minutes races“. Kentucky Derby Equestrian Lifestyle Kentucky Derby Equestrian LifestyleA sunny day at the races calls for a drink.

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Here’s an overview of the race on Saturday.

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Longines as official timekeeper during the races.Kentucky Derby Longines

Thanks to Sony Pictures for the collaboration. More info on the Kentucky Derby here.kentucky derby  Here’s a little more information about the movie 50 to 1. Mine That Bird, the star of the movie, is an American Thoroughbred racehorse, born in 2006. His sire is Birdstone and his dam is Mining My Own. He is best known for pulling off a monumental upset by winning the Kentucky Derby in 2009 ridden by jockey Calvin Borel. The winners of the giveaway are based in Finland, Spain, Australia, Russia and the USA. Keep an eye on your mailbox!

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