Whirlaways 2:01 2/5 Fastest Time in Race, Daily Racing Form, 1948-05-01


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Wiiroways 207 Fastest Time in Race RaceCHURCHILL CHURCHILL DOWNS Louisville Ky April 3 Whirlaway Warren Wrights illustrious Mr Longtail holds the distinction of xhaviar ran the fastest of all Kentucky Derbies In spinning to his majestic eightlength vic ¬ tory in the 1941 running Whirlaway was clocked the one mile and quarter iver a ast track in 201 which also lowered the track recerd Beth narks still stand standWhirlaways Whirlaways Derby produced the following fractional time 23 46 111 and 137 While the running time for the final quarter mile was 24 Whirlaway who was slightly more than two lengths back of the then leading Dispose at the end of the mile actually stepped the closing quarter in x shade better than 23 a performance without parallel parallelOther Other fast times were those registered by Twenty Grand 211 in 1931 War Admiral 203 in 1937 Old Rosebud 203 in 1914 and Donerail 204 in 1913 AH were new Derby and track records

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