2012 Kentucky Derby trophy arrives at Churchill Downs

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by WHAS11

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Posted on April 5, 2012 at 4:47 PM

Updated Thursday, Apr 5 at 5:01 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- The Kentucky Derby trophy arrived at Churchill Downs Thursday afternoon.

The 14 karat gold trophy will be given to the winner of the 2012 run for the roses.

It is 22 inches tall, has a 14 karat gold horse and rider on the top and horseshoe-shaped wreath handles.

The trophy was unveiled along with three smaller sterling silver replica trophies that will go to the winning trainer, jockey and breeder.

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