Lord Murphy Wins!

GENERAL PIKE and TRINIDAD started head-to-head and continued that way to the turn. STRATHMORE and LORD MURPHY were in closest pursuit. ADA GLENN ran against LORD MURPHY on the turn, knocking him almost to his knees. After a mile LORD MURPHY had charged to the front. FALSETTO, with Isaac Murphy using his stick was moving fastest of all as they neared the string but could not catch the winner.

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Charlie Shauer

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1874-1899

Kentucky and Louisville's early racing history

Racing in Louisville dates back to 1783 when local sources reported that races were held on Market Street in the downtown area. To alleviate the problems associated with racing on the busy city thoroughfare, a course was developed at the now abandoned Shippingport Island in 1805. Racing was cond1ucted on the island in the Ohio River at what was called the Elm Tree Gardens.

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Kentucky Derby 5 Race Recap

GENERAL PIKE and TRINIDAD started head-to-head and continued that way to the turn. STRATHMORE and LORD MURPHY were in closest pursuit. ADA GLENN ran against LORD MURPHY on the turn, knocking him almost to his knees. After a mile LORD MURPHY had charged to the front. FALSETTO, with Isaac Murphy using his stick was moving fastest of all as they neared the string but could not catch the winner.