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P.J. Fleck, Minnesota Gearing Up For Their “Kentucky Derby” Of A Season Opener Against Ohio State

INDIANAPOLIS – P.J. Fleck has a question for you.

“Have you ever been to the Kentucky Derby?” he said.


“Have you ever ridden a horse in the Kentucky Derby?” he said.


“I haven't either,” said the Minnesota head coach.

Stick with him. He’s getting to the point.

And the point, in this case, is about the Golden Gophers’ season opener with Ohio State under the lights on Sept. 2.

“But I can imagine right before you get into the chute and they open that gate, that anticipation that you feel,” Fleck said.