What’s in a (Race) Name? The First Kentucky Derby Winner – America’s Best Racing


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What’s in a (Race) Name? The First Kentucky Derby Winner
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We’ve all heard the old saying about “best laid plans” – they don’t always work out as expected. Such was the case when Hal Price McGrath, owner of McGrathiana Farm, sent out two colts to compete in the 1875 Kentucky Derby, the inaugural edition of the …


America's Best Racing

What's in a (Race) Name? The First Kentucky Derby Winner
America's Best Racing
We've all heard the old saying about “best laid plans” – they don't always work out as expected. Such was the case when Hal Price McGrath, owner of McGrathiana Farm, sent out two colts to compete in the 1875 Kentucky Derby, the inaugural edition of the ...