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The 140th running of the Kentucky Derby is just days away and I've complied a list of great Twitter profiles - from the actual horses themselves, to trainers and jockeys, to news coverage and fashion - that will provide you with the most current information leading up to the 'Greatest Two Minutes in Sports'.

Check out these pages, give a follow and tweet ’em out this week! Are there other pages you like on Twitter? Share in the comments below!

The Main Event:

@KentuckyDerby - Need I say more?

KYDerby Twitter

@ChurchillDowns - Home of the Kentucky Derby.

CDTwitter

Kentucky Derby Contenders:

@CalChrome - California Chrome has quite the active Twitter page and likes to interact with his 'tweeps.'

Cali Chrome

@DanceWithFate - Winner of the Grade 1 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes, Dance With Fate has a great profile and is gaining followers by the minute!

Dance With Fate

@WickedColt - Stop by Wicked Strong's page and say hello!

Wick Strong

@Hopper_Colt - Hoppertunity posts great pictures of his workouts and you'll soon look forward to seeing them on your news feed.

Hopportunity

@RideOnCurlin - Follow the remainder of Ride On Curlin's journey to the Kentucky Derby.

Ride On Curlin

@CandyBoyhorse - With Gary Stevens riding Candy Boy, the colt’s Twitter account is sure to draw followers!

Candy Boy

Jockeys:

@EspinozasVictor - Victor Espinoza's (California Chrome’s jockey) Twitter account.

Victor Es

@RosieNapravnik - Keep up with Vicar's In Trouble’s Derby experience through Rosie's page.

Rosie

@RajivMaragh - Wicked Strong and Rajiv Maragh are a great combo, be sure to swing through his page and give a follow!

Rajiv

@BravoAce -  Joe Bravo's (Danza’s jockey) Twitter account.

JoeB

@ljlmvel - Johnny Velazquez’s (Intense Holiday’s jockey) Twitter account.

JohnnyV

@JulienLeparoux - Be sure to stop by Julien's Twitter page and give Vinceremos a tweet!

Julien

Trainers/Stables:

@ShermanRacingStables: Stable of KY Derby contender California Chrome.

Sherman Racing

@Ramsey_Farm: Home of multiple graded stakes winners including Derby contenders Vicar's In Trouble and We Miss Artie.

Ramsey Farm

@EurtonRacing: Peter Eurton, trainer of Dance With Fate's, Twitter account.

Peter Eurton

@LarryZap: Bloodstock agent who is known as "the eye" for measuring the quality of Thoroughbreds. Give Larry a follow to see great pictures of KY Derby contender Dance With Fate!

Larry Zap

@Centennial_Farm: The Official account of KY Derby Contender Wicked Strong.

Centennial

@StarlightRacing: Make sure to give Starlight Racing a follow to keep up with the latest on Intense Holiday.

Starlight Racing

@GrahamMotion: Trainer of Triple Crown contender Ring Weekend.

Graham

@WestPointtbred: West Point Thoroughbreds Stables is the home of KY Derby contender Commanding Curve.

West Point

@Spendriftfarm: Owner of Derby Contender Medal Count.

Spendthrift

@Romansracing: Trainer of Derby Contender Medal Count.

Dale Romans

@GaryContessa: Trainer of Derby Contender Uncle Sigh.

Gary Contessa

@WinStarFarm: Follow Vinceremos’ last few days leading up to the derby though WinStar Farm's Twitter account.

Win Star

News/Media/Lifestyle:

@DerbyMedia: Churchill Downs official Public Relations/Communication page. All news and media, all the time!

Derby Media

@DerbyContenders: This Twitter page tracks the Derby contenders from their 2-year-old season through the first Saturday in May.

Derby Contenders

@DRFDerby: Every step of the Triple Crown trail with the Daily Racing Form.

DRFDerby

@ABRLive: The best horse racing, the best parties, the best fashion. Get to the races ... #GetInTheGame and #BetOnIt!

ABR

@ABRVTour: Follow our ABR Brand Ambassadors who will be hosting awesome Kentucky Derby watch parties in New York, Los Angeles, Miami and Chicago!

ABRV

@Road2KYD: Fan-powered site founded by John Cox (staff writer at Churchill Downs and former ABR Ambassador) that follows the horses on their road to the Kentucky Derby

Road 2Derby

@NBCSports: Watch the Kentucky Derby television coverage all afternoon on NBC, Saturday May 3!

NBCSports

@TVG: Horse racing television network and wagering site.

TVG

@ESPNhorseracing: News updates and stories from ESPN about the Kentucky Derby Trail.

ESPNRacing

@LarryCollmus: Track announcer for Churchill Downs and race caller of the Triple Crown.

LarryC

@KyDerbyFun: Louisville Courier-Journal's news of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs, Kentucky Derby Festival, Celebrities, parties and more!

@KyDerbyFestival: An annual festival with over 70 events that are held over the course of two weeks preceding the first weekend in May.

Derby Festival

@CamHatsNYC: Christine A. Moore's captivating millinery will decorate your feed with the most spectacular hats!

Christine Moore

@Fashionattheraces: Fashion at the Races is the go to page for Derby Fashion inspiration!

FATR

@WoodfordReserve: Your Twitter follow list is just isn't complete without the signature bourbon of the Kentucky Derby! Tweet out pictures of your Mint Juleps!

Woodford Reserve

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Ciara Austin

Austin developed a love of Thoroughbred racing as an undergraduate at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Nicknamed “Ciaratoga”, Austin is known within the Saratoga community for her social engagement and marketing ability.

She is the author of a blog that focuses on the social scene in Saratoga Springs.

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Ciara Austin

Austin developed a love of Thoroughbred racing as an undergraduate at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Nicknamed “Ciaratoga”, Austin is known within the Saratoga community for her social engagement and marketing ability.

She is the author of a blog that focuses on the social scene in Saratoga Springs.

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