1. Samuel Culbertson, ca 1930-32, 2.
in 1930 & 3. ca 1935-1936
All as President of Churchill Downs
Kentucky Derby 1934
Judge's stand, after the
1934 Kentucky Derby
Sam Culbertson with jockey Johnny Longden, who rode
Count Fleet to a Triple Crown victory in the 1943 Kentucky Derby.
Longden would eventually become the winningest jockey of all time, with a
total of 6,032 first place finishes
in a career that lasted from 1927 to 1958.
?1943 Kentucky Oaks, winning horse Nellie L.
In the photo,
Warren Wright, owner of Calumet Farm, Sam Culbertson, Wendall Eads, jockey
and Ben Jones, trainer.
(in the 1941 Derby, Eads had been slated to ride Whirlaway, but Ben Jones
replaced him with Eddie Arcaro after the Derby Trial)
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