KC Derbyfest saddles up for the ‘Run for the Roses’

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It's known as the "most exciting two minutes in sports."  The 138th annual Kentucky Derby will be held Saturday, May 4 at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.

If you don't have tickets to Saturday's race, you can put on your best seersucker suit and your most most elaborate hat and head down to Kansas City's Power and Light District to share in the spirit of the most prestigious horseracing event in the world.

The fifth annual Derbyfest will be held at the Power and Light Distric from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Tickets start at $35.

Proceeds will benefit the University of Kansas' Alzheimer's Disease Center.

For more information, go to http://kcderbyfest.com/

Dr. Russell Swerdlow and Dr. Jeff Burns, researchers at the University of Kansas' Alzheimer's Disease Center, were guests on Wednesday's FOX 4 Morning show to talk about the work at the center.

Researchers at the center are working to take research advances and use them to improve diagnoses and care for patients with Alzheimer's disease while also trying to find a way to prevent and/or cure Alzheimer's.

The center's mission is to eliminate Alzheimer`s through research on prevention and treatment, focusing on how lifestyle factors such as exercise and diet may prevent Alzheimer`s.

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