Valley man makes derby equipment used by jockeys at the Kentucky Derby

PHOENIX (FOX 10) -- One of the biggest horseraces of the year is set to take place on Saturday.

The Kentucky Derby has been held every year since 1875, and one Valley man will be watching the race closely. The man make some of the state of the art equipment jockeys are using on the horse track during the race.

VIDEO : FOX 10's Stephanie Olmo reports.