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The Ron Flatter Racing Pod: Black and Latino history in the making at the Derby

By Ron Flatter  ( 

August 27, 2020 10:00 PM

The past and present of the Kentucky Derby come together on the Ron Flatter Racing Pod. Leon Nichols and Calvin Davis of the Project to Preserve African-American Turf History tell stories of the amazing 19th-century Black jockeys and trainers who built the Derby. Trainer Juan Carlos Ávila talks about the four-month layoff that King Guillermo is getting before his run for the roses. Rampart Race and Sportsbook’s Duane Colucci handicaps weekend races. The RFRP is sponsored by 1/ST BET.

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