Hoop Jr.s Year Saw One Of Most Open Betting Races, Daily Racing Form, 1956-05-05


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Hoop Jrs Year Saw One Of Most Open Betting Races RacesCHURCHILL CHURCHILL DOWNS Louisville Ky May 4 The 1954 Kentucky Derby was one of the most open betting race renewals in the recent history of the event Fred W Hoopers Hoop Jr with Eddie Arcaro in the saddle won the race and paid 940 as the second choice choiceCalumet Calumet Farms Pot OLuck was the favorite at odds of 33to10 and ran second Mrs W G Lewis Darby Dieppe was third choice in the betting at 560 to 1 and finished third C V Whit ¬ neys Jeep 680 to 1 was fifthfinishing back of Air Sailor who was held at 2090 to 1 The sevenhorse mutuel field also was 680 to 1

Persistent Link: https://drf.uky.edu/catalog/1950s/drf1956050502/drf1956050502_8_2
Local Identifier: drf1956050502_8_2
Library of Congress Record: https://lccn.loc.gov/unk82075800