Exterminator Wins!

Start good and slow. Won handily; second and third driving. EXTERMINATOR moved up fast after going three-quarters and, slipping through on the inner rail, raced into the lead and outstayed ESCOBA. The latter raced forwardly from the start, made a resolute effort in the last eighth, but tired in the last sixteenth. VIVA AMERICA showed the most early speed, but found the distance a trifle too far. *WAR CLOUD met with much interference on the first two turns, but remained close up to the last quarter, where he tired. SEWELL COMBS raced well for three-quarters. JAMES T. CLARK was sharply cut off when he moved up fast at the half mile ground. Scratched - Aurum, Jim Heffering. Overweight - Viva America, 1 pound. (*Foreign Bred)

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Trainer

Henry McDaniel

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Jockey

William Knapp

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Breeder

F. D. Knight

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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 44 Race Recap

Start good and slow. Won handily; second and third driving. EXTERMINATOR moved up fast after going three-quarters and, slipping through on the inner rail, raced into the lead and outstayed ESCOBA. The latter raced forwardly from the start, made a resolute effort in the last eighth, but tired in the last sixteenth. VIVA AMERICA showed the most early speed, but found the distance a trifle too far. *WAR CLOUD met with much interference on the first two turns, but remained close up to the last quarter, where he tired. SEWELL COMBS raced well for three-quarters. JAMES T. CLARK was sharply cut off when he moved up fast at the half mile ground. Scratched - Aurum, Jim Heffering. Overweight - Viva America, 1 pound. (*Foreign Bred)