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Horse Racing / Kentucky Derby #1051578

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 01, 2013
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Louisville, Kentucky: Michelle Miller) African American jockey Kevin Krigger††’s effort to revive the tradition of black jockeys in horse racing featured; scenes shown of Krigger with his horse Goldencents†† and their victory last month in the Santa Anita Derby; details given about how African Americans dominated the sport in the late 1800s; photo shown of Oliver Lewis, who won the first Kentucky Derby in 1875. [KRIGGER – says he believes in himself.] [Emory University professor Pellom McDANIELS††- describes how black jockeys were driven out by whites.]

Pelley, Scott;
Miller, Michelle

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