Lookout Wins!

LINGER broke in front but LOOKOUT quickly went to the front and had a two length lead rounding the first turn. PLUTUS was LOOKOUT's nearest rival after a half mile. MIRAGE, a mild threat earlier, began to fall back after a mile and LINGER collapsed approaching the five-eighths pole. BUCK McCANN swung to the rail for the stretch run in an effort to catch PLUTUS but had little left. Meanwhile LOOKOUT had things much as he pleased, winning by four lengths. PLUTUS was two in front of BOUNDLESS which was four to the good of BUCK McCANN.

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Eddie Kunze

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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 19 Race Recap

LINGER broke in front but LOOKOUT quickly went to the front and had a two length lead rounding the first turn. PLUTUS was LOOKOUT's nearest rival after a half mile. MIRAGE, a mild threat earlier, began to fall back after a mile and LINGER collapsed approaching the five-eighths pole. BUCK McCANN swung to the rail for the stretch run in an effort to catch PLUTUS but had little left. Meanwhile LOOKOUT had things much as he pleased, winning by four lengths. PLUTUS was two in front of BOUNDLESS which was four to the good of BUCK McCANN.