Provides a complete history of the Kentucky Derby, examining the tradition, spectacle, culture and evolution of an event that has marveled America--and the world--for more than 130 years.Journalists were predicting a showdown for the ages. Adding to the significance of the game was the fact that both teamsa#39; players were all white. Prior to kickoff a group of black students threatened to storm the field if the Arkansas band played anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Kentucky Derby|
|Author||:||James C. Nicholson|
|Publisher||:||University Press of Kentucky - 2012|