VIDEO: National 9/11 Flag, Jordin Sparks sings US anthem, Animal Kingdom Triple Crown chance? Kentucky Derby 2011
Sunday 8 May 2011 9:19 a.m.
By Greg Robertson
What can be more American than the Kentucky Derby – in this its 137th racing?
The Churchill Downs race proceedings kicked off with a special presentation of the National 911 Flag – a symbol of resilience and compassion shown by the American people since that tragic day.
Listen to the National Anthem - Star Spangled Bangled Banner - sung by Jordin Sparks.
Animal Kingdom took out the race, click the link above to see it OR click on the VIEW VODEO for the flag and the anthem .