Donerail Wins!

Start good and slow. Won driving; second and third same. DONERAIL, showing startling improvement over his Lexington form, was restrained to the stretch turn, where he moved up with a rush, and, under punishment, drew away in the last sixteenth. TEN POINT showed superior speed for the first mile, tired in the last eighth and was distressed at the finish. GOWELL made a fast and game stretch effort. FOUNDATION raced with TEN POINT to the stretch, then tired. YANKEE NOTIONS ran prominently to the homestretch and tired in the final drive. LEOCHARES was hopelessly beaten. Scratched - Prince Hermis, Sam Hirsch, Flying Tom, Floral Park.

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Trainer

Thomas P. Hayes

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Jockey

Roscoe Goose

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1900-1924

Early 1900's

At the turn of the century, financial problems plagued the racetrack. On October 1, 1902 a group headed by former Louisville Mayor Charles Grainger, Charlie Price and Matt J. Winn agreed to takeover the operation. The takeover was done by amending the track's articles of incorporation with no transfer in the form of a deed. Grainger was named president, Price racing secretary and Winn vice president.

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Kentucky Derby 39 Race Recap

Start good and slow. Won driving; second and third same. DONERAIL, showing startling improvement over his Lexington form, was restrained to the stretch turn, where he moved up with a rush, and, under punishment, drew away in the last sixteenth. TEN POINT showed superior speed for the first mile, tired in the last eighth and was distressed at the finish. GOWELL made a fast and game stretch effort. FOUNDATION raced with TEN POINT to the stretch, then tired. YANKEE NOTIONS ran prominently to the homestretch and tired in the final drive. LEOCHARES was hopelessly beaten. Scratched - Prince Hermis, Sam Hirsch, Flying Tom, Floral Park.