Blazing Saddles: The History of African-Americans at the Kentucky Derby

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  • Kevin Krigger
  • Kevin Krigger
  • Kevin Krigger
  • Kevin Krigger
  • Kevin Krigger
  • Kentucky Derby
  • Kentucky Derby
  • Marlon St. Julien
  • Kentucky Derby
  • Kentucky Derby

Professional Ambition

Krigger began training at age 10, and by 18, he entered competitions in Ohio before heading west to California's Golden Gate Fields and Emerald Downs in Washington state. Through his career, he has won a total of 928 races, including four graded stakes. 

(Photo: AP Photo/Garry Jones)