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A Lost Legacy
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TitleA Lost Legacy
AbstractAfrican American jockeys once dominated the sport of horse racing and won the Kentucky Derby 15 of the first 28 times it was run. Lonnie Clayton was an early African American jockey from Kansas City, winning the Derby in 1892 at age 15 and riding Azra. Historians don't know when or where Mr. Clayton died. Photo of Clayton included with article.
DateMay 7, 2006
SourceThe Kansas City Star
LocationVertical File: Sports
Local SubjectClayton, Lonnie
Horse Racing
African Americans
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID216407
CONTENTdm number29709
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