China increases ties to Kentucky’s horseracing industry

World Today


The Kentucky Derby horse race started in 1875.

Because of the pandemic, it was delayed from its normal date — of the first Saturday in May — for the first time in its history.

China and other countries are making their mark on the race, and Kentucky’s deep-rooted horse-racing industry.

Before the pandemic broke, CGTN’s Frances Kuo travelled to the state for a closer look.