Four Starting Methods Used, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-03


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Four Starting Methods Used LOUISVILLE, Ky. — No less than four different methods have been used to start a Kentucky Derby field. These include the flap, drum, web barrier and the present day mechanical sate. On one particular occasion the gate failed to function properly. Undaunted, the starter ordered the horses loaded into the sate and jelled "Go." All went. T ut some of them were rather Slow* iUjIHlliU.- «-« -«• -

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