There's been a lot of talk over what Gronk will do next. Will he be back to the Patriots? Turn to acting? Try the WWE? Well, how about winning the Kentucky Derby? Yes, a Gronkowski might win horse racing's crown jewel.
This Saturday, May 17, is the second leg of the Triple Crown. The 139th running of the Preakness Stakes from Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland. The field and the post positions are set. Kentucky Derby winner ‘California Chrome’ will start in the third position.
California Chrome won the Kentucky Derby and the first leg of the Triple Crown, not bad for a horse that only cost $8,000. Most horses that run in these types of races cost millions but ‘Chrome’ is described as a working man’s horse.
The Kentucky Derby is this Saturday, May 3rd, also known as the Running of the Roses. The rose tradition started in 1896 when winner Ben Brush received white and pink roses after his victory. The Garland of Roses became part of the Derby when all ladies attending the Derby party where present with o…