Example sentences for: derby

How can you use “derby” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • This is the second straight year that the winner of the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness fell just short in the final leg of the Triple Crown.

  • In November of that year he invaded England, capturing Carlisle and driving south as far as Derby, only 200 km (130 miles) short of London.

  • Lord Derby, 1841

  • In his speech, Bradley handed Gore the perfect metaphor to make this point: baseball's home run derby between Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa.

  • It would no doubt make the roller derby look demure.

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