View Poll Results: Do you watch and follow the Kentucky Derby

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  • I watch it and follow it religiously

    3 6.00%
  • I watch it, nothing more, nothing less

    27 54.00%
  • It's stupid, but I still watch it

    9 18.00%
  • It's stupid and I always refuse to watch it

    11 22.00%
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    Thoughts on Kentucky Derby

    I'm interested to see other people's opinions on the Kentucky Derby


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    Re: Thoughts on Kentucky Derby

    It's that one day of the year when everybody on my facebook newsfeed somehow became professional horse know-it-alls overnight.


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    Re: Thoughts on Kentucky Derby

    What I hate most is all the coverage for such a short event. Some people complain about the coverage for the Super Bowl, but that's nothing compared to this


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    Re: Thoughts on Kentucky Derby

    I might watch if they would tell me exactly what time the race was going to start. However, since they don't.....I refuse to watch 3+ hours of coverage for a 4 minute animal race.



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    Re: Thoughts on Kentucky Derby

    I watch the race only and love it. Usually very exciting. This year's race sucked though. BO-RING



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    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAlum2002 View Post
    I might watch if they would tell me exactly what time the race was going to start. However, since they don't.....I refuse to watch 3+ hours of coverage for a 4 minute animal race.
    Just look to see what the post time is. This year it was 6:24 ET.


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    Re: Thoughts on Kentucky Derby

    I don't think it's stupid, but I have literally no interest in it. The TV coverage is ridiculous though, a 2 or 3 hour show for a two minute race? No thank you.



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    Re: Thoughts on Kentucky Derby

    It's cool to watch but yeah not for the whole pre race crap



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    Re: Thoughts on Kentucky Derby

    5char


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    The first Saturday in May is like Christmas for pretentious socialite a-holes



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    Re: Thoughts on Kentucky Derby

    The derby lasts 2 minutes, lets say an average football game lasts 3 hours, or 180 minutes. Imagine the Super Bowl with a 270 hour continuous pre game show.



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    Re: Thoughts on Kentucky Derby

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    The derby lasts 2 minutes, lets say an average football game lasts 3 hours, or 180 minutes. Imagine the Super Bowl with a 270 hour continuous pre game show.
    Soooooo, less than what is currently is?



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    Re: Thoughts on Kentucky Derby

    Quote Originally Posted by theantiAIRBHG View Post
    Soooooo, less than what is currently is?
    Total coverage, but not 1 continuous pregame show.



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    Re: Thoughts on Kentucky Derby

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    Total coverage, but not 1 continuous pregame show.
    Hows bout 270 hours of




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    Re: Thoughts on Kentucky Derby

    Quote Originally Posted by theantiAIRBHG View Post
    Hows bout 270 hours of

    I'll allow it.



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