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Stuff You Missed in History Class

HowStuffWorks.com

Society & Culture, History

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Society & Culture 10
Top 200 32

Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.

Jimmy Winkfield: Derby Pioneer

May 2nd, 2011

Episode 318 of 981 episodes

Jimmy Winkfield won the Kentucky Derby twice, and he was also the last African-American jockey to win the race. Winkfield moved abroad in 1904 to continue his career, but it wasn't until 2005 that Congress honored his work. Tune in to learn more.

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