Joe Cotton

Joe Cotton

Sponsor: Louisville Tourism

Artist: Keith Anderson

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This statue honors Erskine Henderson, who rode Joe Cotton in 1885 to win the Kentucky Derby.

This is one of the 11 Gallopalooza statues sponsored by Louisville Tourism, commemorating¬†African American horsemen’s key role in building the foundation of horse racing.


1018 S. 7th Street Louisville, KY 40203 Simmons College of KY