American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A city of central England west of Nottingham. Settled by the Romans, it is a trade and manufacturing center with a pottery industry dating from the 18th century. Population: 229,000.
“My final law school exam, which was derby day morning, he unexpectedly showed up with one – no meringue – and while we watched Derby color I had to make amends with my Grandmother on the phone.”
“This year, Barbie®, the ultimate fashion icon, showcases legendary Derby fashion with the launch of the Kentucky Derby® Barbie® doll, dressed in a playful floral sun dress, faux pearl necklace and sassy spring sandals.”
“The course in Derby is now the county cricket ground.”
“Having a horse in the Derby is a big thrill, Bulmahn said, but added that he hates that his chance came in part because of the injury to Endorsement.”
“Drum major Adam Thomas, finishing his junior year at Louisville, says playing at the Derby is an exciting but nervous moment, to know that you're performing not just for the people in the stands at Churchill Downs, not just for the city of Louisville, but for people around the world.”
“Banana Derby is a "family show" in Greenville, South Carolina that stages races with monkey jockeys riding on dogs.”
“For Dutrow, 48, the Derby is all that and much more: a potential validation of an unlikely resurgence, in work and in life.”
“The infield at the Derby is almost an exact replica of what happens at Foxfield, only the Derby is justified because it generally receives a full afternoon TV coverage and an extra section in USA Today.”
“Winning the Kentucky Derby is always special, particularly in the prism of the present time, when a horse catapults from unknown to Triple Crown threat based on the win.”
“While Borel was credited for giving Mine That Bird a masterful last-to-first ride when they pulled the second-biggest upset in Derby history at 50-1, he was open to second-guessing this time for possibly asking his gelding to run too soon.”
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