Derby favorites come from the heart
The process begins and ends with a horse, a bonding that occurs along the road to the Kentucky Derby and can leave a human forever changed.As winter dissolves into sprint, two dynamics are simultaneously at work, one involving the initiated, the other those about to join their ranks.
The Derby is meant for people who bet $2 and root for a horse that caught the eye somewhere between January and April.
As television evolved into the fast-track to stardom, Secretariat made more racing fans in 1973 than perhaps any horse in history.
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