Johnny Longden

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Shut Out

2019-04-06T16:43:47-05:00April 6th, 2019|

  1942 – Shut Out – Devil Diver By Nick Costa and Mary Dixon Reynolds   For the 1942 Kentucky Derby, jockey Eddie Arcaro had the choice of riding Devil Diver or Shut Out, two outstanding runners owned by Greentree Stable and trained by John Gaver. Arcaro selected Devil Diver [...]

A Prince Becomes A King by Nick Costa

2019-01-29T20:32:34-05:00January 28th, 2019|

    1969 Kentucky Derby: A Prince Becomes A King By Nick Costa The year 1969 closed out a volatile decade full of upheaval and hostility, but the year was also a high-water mark for cultural change here in the U.S. that appeared to get underway five years earlier when [...]