Montrose Wins!

JACKOBIN went to the front at the break but MONTROSE replaced hem as the leader before going a quarter and was never headed, winning by two lengths. JIM GORE, as the runner-up, appeared to weaken at the three-quarter pole but his rider got him back in high gear and he was a length to the good of JACKOBIN at the wire. JIM GORE finished lame. BANBURG weakened after pressing the winner for three-quarters. BAN YAN had early speed. PENDENNIS quit.

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Isaac Lewis

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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 13 Race Recap

JACKOBIN went to the front at the break but MONTROSE replaced hem as the leader before going a quarter and was never headed, winning by two lengths. JIM GORE, as the runner-up, appeared to weaken at the three-quarter pole but his rider got him back in high gear and he was a length to the good of JACKOBIN at the wire. JIM GORE finished lame. BANBURG weakened after pressing the winner for three-quarters. BAN YAN had early speed. PENDENNIS quit.