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A Historic Derby Triumph and a Wager That Changed History

James C. Nicholson

in Never Say Die: A Kentucky Colt, the Epsom Derby, and the Rise of the Modern Thoroughbred Industry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141671
eISBN:
9780813142470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141671.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The first chapter provides a brief history of the Derby Stakes and racing at Epsom in Surrey, England. It then describes the historical significance of a bet placed on the 1954 Derby winner, Never ... More


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