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Silky Sullivan

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Silky Sullivan. 1958. Never, perhaps, had a horse come so fast from so far back as Derby prospect Silky Sullivan.


Teddy Bridgewater

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Teddy Bridgewater. Star quarterback Teddy Bridgewater tips his hat to the Kentucky Derby.


Thunder Gulch

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Thunder Gulch.1995. Jockey Gary Stevens and Thunder Gulch sail in command of the 1995 Kentucky Derby.


Tomy Lee

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Tomy Lee and The Shoe. 1959. Bill Shoemaker and Tomy Lee battle Bill Boland and Sword Dancer in an electrifying stretch drive and photo finish.



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Whirlaway and Citation. 1941 and ’48. “Mr. Longtail” and “Big Cy” each take the Triple Crown for legendary Calumet Farm, the father-son team of trainers Ben and Jimmy Jones, and jockey Eddie Arcaro.


Winning Colors

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Winning Colors. 1988. The third filly to win the Kentucky Derby, Winning Colors gave trainer d. Wayne Lukas his first of four Derby victories.