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AP Sportlight

Wednesday - 5/15/2013, 10:08am  ET

Compiled By PAUL MONTELLA
By The Associated Press

1884 -- African-American Isaac Murphy, considered one of the greatest race riders in American history, wins the first of his three Kentucky Derbies when he guides Buchanan to victory. The horse, trained by African American William Bird, is the first maiden to win the Kentucky Derby. Only two other maiden horses have gone on to win the Run For The Roses -- Sir Barton in 1919, and Brokers Tip in 1933.

1916 -- Damrosch, ridden by Linus McAtee, takes the early lead, gives it up in the stretch, and comes back to beat Greenwood by 1
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