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?
@ChurchillDowns - Home of the Kentucky Derby.
Kentucky Derby Contenders:
@CalChrome - California Chrome has quite the active Twitter page and likes to interact with his 'tweeps.'
@DanceWithFate - Winner of the Grade 1 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes, Dance With Fate has a great profile and is gaining followers by the minute!
@WickedColt - Stop by Wicked Strong's page and say hello!
@Hopper_Colt - Hoppertunity posts great pictures of his workouts and you'll soon look forward to seeing them on your news feed.
@RideOnCurlin - Follow the remainder of Ride On Curlin's journey to the Kentucky Derby.
@CandyBoyhorse - With Gary Stevens riding Candy Boy, the colt’s Twitter account is sure to draw followers!
@EspinozasVictor - Victor Espinoza's (California Chrome’s jockey) Twitter account.
@RosieNapravnik - Keep up with Vicar's In Trouble’s Derby experience through Rosie's page.
@RajivMaragh - Wicked Strong and Rajiv Maragh are a great combo, be sure to swing through his page and give a follow!
@BravoAce - Joe Bravo's (Danza’s jockey) Twitter account.
@ljlmvel - Johnny Velazquez’s (Intense Holiday’s jockey) Twitter account.
@JulienLeparoux - Be sure to stop by Julien's Twitter page and give Vinceremos a tweet!
@ShermanRacingStables: Stable of KY Derby contender California Chrome.
@Ramsey_Farm: Home of multiple graded stakes winners including Derby contenders Vicar's In Trouble and We Miss Artie.
@EurtonRacing: Peter Eurton, trainer of Dance With Fate's, Twitter account.
@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!
@Centennial_Farm: The Official account of KY Derby Contender Wicked Strong.
@StarlightRacing: Make sure to give Starlight Racing a follow to keep up with the latest on Intense Holiday.
@GrahamMotion: Trainer of Triple Crown contender Ring Weekend.
@WestPointtbred: West Point Thoroughbreds Stables is the home of KY Derby contender Commanding Curve.
@Spendriftfarm: Owner of Derby Contender Medal Count.
@Romansracing: Trainer of Derby Contender Medal Count.
@GaryContessa: Trainer of Derby Contender Uncle Sigh.
@WinStarFarm: Follow Vinceremos’ last few days leading up to the derby though WinStar Farm's Twitter account.
@DerbyMedia: Churchill Downs official Public Relations/Communication page. All news and media, all the time!
@DerbyContenders: This Twitter page tracks the Derby contenders from their 2-year-old season through the first Saturday in May.
@DRFDerby: Every step of the Triple Crown trail with the Daily Racing Form.
@ABRLive: The best horse racing, the best parties, the best fashion. Get to the races ... #GetInTheGame and #BetOnIt!
@ABRVTour: Follow our ABR Brand Ambassadors who will be hosting awesome Kentucky Derby watch parties in New York, Los Angeles, Miami and Chicago!
@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
@NBCSports: Watch the Kentucky Derby television coverage all afternoon on NBC, Saturday May 3!
@TVG: Horse racing television network and wagering site.
@ESPNhorseracing: News updates and stories from ESPN about the Kentucky Derby Trail.
@LarryCollmus: Track announcer for Churchill Downs and race caller of the Triple Crown.
@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.
@CamHatsNYC: Christine A. Moore's captivating millinery will decorate your feed with the most spectacular hats!
@Fashionattheraces: Fashion at the Races is the go to page for Derby Fashion inspiration!
@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!