Chant Wins!

SIGURD quickly took the lead but had relinquished it to CHANT by a neck after a quarter. CHANT increased his margin to two lengths after three quarters, was on top by three after a mile and won in a walk, the margin being six lengths. PEARL SONG moved into second place after a mile with SIGURD dropping back. PEARL SONG was 10 lengths in front of SIGURD which was 15 to the good of AL BOYER at the wire. Scratched - Pat.

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Frank Goodale

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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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SIGURD quickly took the lead but had relinquished it to CHANT by a neck after a quarter. CHANT increased his margin to two lengths after three quarters, was on top by three after a mile and won in a walk, the margin being six lengths. PEARL SONG moved into second place after a mile with SIGURD dropping back. PEARL SONG was 10 lengths in front of SIGURD which was 15 to the good of AL BOYER at the wire. Scratched - Pat.