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Nickname for the Kentucky Derby horse race.

Additional definitions for 'run for the roses':

run for the rosesA college football game or series of games played with the ultimate goal of qualifying for the championship Rose Bowl game.
run for the rosesA hard-fought competition or demanding challenge of any kind.
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