1902 -- Alan-a-Dale, ridden by Jimmy Winkfield, wins the Kentucky Derby by a nose over Inventor giving Winkfield his second straight Derby victory. Winkfield is the last African American rider to win the Kentucky Derby.
1941 -- Whirlaway, ridden by Eddie Arcaro, has an easy start to the Triple Crown with an eight-length victory over Staretor in the Kentucky Derby.
1947 -- Jet Pilot, ridden by Eric Guerin, wins one of the closest finishes in the Kentucky Derby with a head victory over Phalanx. Jet Pilot goes wire-to-wire and Phalanx comes from last to finish second, a head in front of Faultless.
1952 -- CBS is the first network to televise the Kentucky Derby as Hill Gail wins by two lengths over Sub Fleet. Jockey Eddie Arcaro wins a record fifth Derby and Ben A. Jones gets the record for most Derby wins -- six -- by a trainer.
1968 -- The St. Louis Hawks announce the team will relocate to Atlanta beginning with the 1968-69 season.
1969 -- Jockey Bill Hartack wins his fifth Kentucky Derby, aboard Majestic Prince, tying Eddie Arcaro's record. Majestic Prince overtakes Arts and Letters at the mile pole and holds on by a neck.
1980 -- Genuine Risk, ridden by Jacinto Vasquez, becomes the second filly to win the Kentucky Derby, beating Rumbo by a length.
1986 -- The 54-year-old Bill Shoemaker wins his fourth Kentucky Derby, riding long shot Ferdinand to a sensational last-to-first dash for a 2
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