jockeys

/Tag: jockeys

Sir Barton

2019-03-23T18:18:18-05:00March 23rd, 2019|

  1919 – Sir Barton – Billy Kelly By Nick Costa and Mary Dixon Reynolds     Much like the first Kentucky Derby in 1875, an owner’s pre-race strategy failed to materialize in this 45th renewal. Owner J.K.L. Ross, a Canadian businessman and naval commander, had a passion for equines [...]

Aristides

2019-03-12T17:47:01-05:00March 12th, 2019|

  Aristides: The Other Horse By Nick Costa and Mary Dixon Reynolds   1875 - Aristides – Chesapeake On May 17, 1875, in front of what was an estimated roaring crowd of 10,000 people at what was then called the Louisville Jockey Club, the inaugural Kentucky Derby was contested, and [...]