Hindoo Wins!

HINDOO, the heavy favorite, passed LELEX after a few strides and was never headed. CALYCANTHUS, a mild threat early, faded before reaching the mile. LELEX, never far back, felt the sting of rider Allen's stick on the turn and moved up slightly but never a real threat. ALFAMBRA finished strongly to get third money.

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James McLaughlin

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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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HINDOO, the heavy favorite, passed LELEX after a few strides and was never headed. CALYCANTHUS, a mild threat early, faded before reaching the mile. LELEX, never far back, felt the sting of rider Allen's stick on the turn and moved up slightly but never a real threat. ALFAMBRA finished strongly to get third money.