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African-American jockey wins the Kentucky Derby...

Item # 585263

May 04, 1902

SPRINGFIELD SUNDAY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 4, 1902 

* Jimmy Winkfield - Negro jockey... Last black to win Kentucky Derby
* Thoroughbred horse racing

Inside has a report of the running of the 1902 Kentucky Derby, won by the horse Alan-A-Dale, ridden by famed Hall of Fame African-American jockey Jimmy Winkfield. Winkfield is noted as being the last African-American jockey to ride a Kentucky Derby winner.

Page 2 has a small heading: "Alan-a-Dale Wins Kentucky Derby" See photo for brief text here.

Complete in 20 pages, this issue has light browning with minor margin wear, but is otherwise in good condition. It should be handled with care.

Category: The 20th Century