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April 22, 2002

Trivial Matters

Horse Sense

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None of the early favorites for this year's Kentucky Derby are fillies. In fact, since the race started in 1875, only three winners have come from the distaff side. Who is the only filly to enter the Derby starting gates as the favorite and also emerge as the winner?

a. Genuine Risk (1980)
b. Prudery (1921)
c. Regret (1915)
d. Winning Colors (1988)

Traditionally the first Saturday in May has been race day in Louisville, but it hasn't always been that way. What was the last year that the race was held on a different weekend?

Pair these trainers with their famous Derby-winning horse.

1. Lazaro Barrera
a. Affirmed

2. Ben A. Jones
b. Burgoo King

3. Lucien Laurin
c. Citation

4. H.J. Thompson
d. Secretariat

Put these legendary jockeys in order of victories in the Kentucky Derby, from most to fewest.

a. Eddie Arcaro
b. Angel Cordero Jr.
c. Eddie Delahoussaye
d. Bill Shoemaker