Retro Charlotte

Kentucky Derby winners of yore

“Big, gangling Omaha” wins in 1935.
“Big, gangling Omaha” wins in 1935. The Charlotte Observer

The first Kentucky Derby was held in 1875. The Charlotte Observer doesn’t go back quite that far, but I found plenty of coverage of the event in the 1920s and 1935. If you’re a history buff, odds are that you’ll like this blog post!

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