Kentucky Derby Preview NPR's Michele Norris talks with Stefan Fatsis, sports writer for The Wall Street Journal, about the front-runners among the field of 19 horses expected to race at Churchill Downs on Saturday. A new feature of the race will apparently be advertising, worn by jockeys in an effort to augment their meager incomes. Fatsis points out that in Europe, advertising on uniforms is commonplace -- and he says sports fans in this country may be seeing more of it soon.
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Kentucky Derby Preview

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NPR's Michele Norris talks with Stefan Fatsis, sports writer for The Wall Street Journal, about the front-runners among the field of 19 horses expected to race at Churchill Downs on Saturday. A new feature of the race will apparently be advertising, worn by jockeys in an effort to augment their meager incomes. Fatsis points out that in Europe, advertising on uniforms is commonplace — and he says sports fans in this country may be seeing more of it soon.