Traffic Jam at Start Marred Running of 1936 Derby, Daily Racing Form, 1956-05-05


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Traffic Jam at Start Marred Running of 1936 Derby DerbyCHURCHILL CHURCHILL DOWNS Louisville Ky May 4 A terrific jam right after the start of the 1936 Kentucky Derby marred that running of the Downs classic Belair Stud s Granville unseated his rider Jimmy Stout while the 4to5 favorite Joseph E Wideners Brevity went to his knees and Wayne Wright had all he could do to stay in the saddle saddleDespite Despite his mishap Brevity ran a re ¬ markable race coming on despite racing wide to finish second beaten only a head by Bold Venture who gaVe his owner and trainer Morton L Schwartz and Max Hirsch their first score in the Derby DerbyGranville Granville went on to become the Horse of the Year and the leading moneywin ¬ ning horse of 1936 compiling earnings of 109445

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