Sir Barton Wins!

Start good and slow. Won easily; second and third driving. SIR BARTON raced into the lead at once and well ridden, led under restraint until reaching the stretch, where he was shaken up and easily held BILLY KELLY safe in the last eighth. BILLY KELLY held to his task well, was under restraint in the early running and finished gamely. *UNDER FIRE gained steadily from a slow beginning and finished fast and gamely. VULCANITE ran well and finished close up. ETERNAL was done after going three-quarters. REGALO ran disappointingly. SENNINGS PARK tired in the stretch. Scratched - Corson, Clermont. Overweight - Sir Barton, 2 1/2 pounds. (*Foreign Bred)

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Trainer

H. Guy Bedwell

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Jockey

John Loftus

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Breeder

John E. & Gooch Madden

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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 45 Race Recap

Start good and slow. Won easily; second and third driving. SIR BARTON raced into the lead at once and well ridden, led under restraint until reaching the stretch, where he was shaken up and easily held BILLY KELLY safe in the last eighth. BILLY KELLY held to his task well, was under restraint in the early running and finished gamely. *UNDER FIRE gained steadily from a slow beginning and finished fast and gamely. VULCANITE ran well and finished close up. ETERNAL was done after going three-quarters. REGALO ran disappointingly. SENNINGS PARK tired in the stretch. Scratched - Corson, Clermont. Overweight - Sir Barton, 2 1/2 pounds. (*Foreign Bred)