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Kentucky Derby Alternative Won't Be As Fast As The Horse Race


Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. The Kentucky Derby is known as the fastest two minutes in sports. The horse race has been postponed because of COVID-19, but there's still a race this weekend - the Old Forester Kentucky Turtle Derby, a competition for eight turtles with names like Green Mamba and Seattle Slow. The race will start with these familiar notes.


INSKEEP: And they're off. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

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