The First Race

The First Race

Sponsor: Louisville Tourism

Artist: Darryl Tucker

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This statue honors Oliver Lewis, who rode Aristides to win the first Kentucky Derby in 1875.

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.

 

Location

Traveling to the Kentucky Derby Festival Pegasus Parade - check back for placement details ,