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Isaac Murphy, who won three Kentucky Derbies between 1884 and 1891, is in the middle row, 
 on the left.
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It’s notoriously difficult to handicap the Kentucky Derby, but it’s become depressingly likely that the victorious jockey will not be of African-American descent. A year after Kevin Krigger, aboard the California champ Goldencents, attempted to...

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