On the off chance you’re not one of the estimated 160,000 people who will watch the Kentucky Derby in person this year, don’t worry. We’ve got some facts about the race that are sure to make you the star of your Derby-watching party.

And take heart, not watching the race in person means you’re not trying to get out of the parking lot with those same 160,000 people after the race ends.

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