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ABC. See American Broadcasting Company Abdullah, Khalid, 190–91 Affirmed (horse), 165 Alan-a-Dale (horse), 39 alcohol: at the Derby, 90, 91, 104, 106, 150, 215–16; Funny Cide beer, 192; Kentucky bourbon, 104–7; Kentucky moonshine, 106; mint juleps, 104–5, 106, 215–16; traditional drinks at the Preakness and Belmont Stakes, 234n28 Ali, Muhammad, 178–79 Allen, James Lane, 72 Allen, Mark, 214 Allen, Mel, 138 Althea (horse), 198 Alydar (horse), 166 American Armed Forces Network, 138 American Beauty roses, 14 American bicentennial, 164 American Broadcasting Company (ABC), 201 American Derby, 17–18, 19–20 American Tobacco Corporation, 44 American Triple Crown: Affirmed, 165; Assault, 128, 130; Citation , 125; Count Fleet, 117; Gallant Fox, 99–100; Omaha, 100; 261 Index origins, 99–100; Seattle Slew, 165–66; Secretariat, 165, 166; Sir Barton, 56–57; War Admiral, 98– 99; Whirlaway, 124 American Turf Association, 226n3 Anaconda copper mine, 15 Anderson, Dave, 198 Anmer (horse), 154 antiauthoritarianism, 145 antibusing controversy, 163–64 antigambling movement, 19, 32. See also reform movements antigelding policy, 54–55 Antley, Chris, 206, 207–8 Apollo (horse), 13 Applegate, Hamilton, 50 Applegate, William E., 22, 24, 28 Applegate and Sons distillery, 50 Arazi (horse), 183 Arcaro, Eddie, 124, 125, 128, 238n33 Archer, Fred, 35 Arden, Elizabeth, 130–31 Aristides (horse), 9–10, 34 armed guards, 93 Arthur, Chester A., 69 Assault (horse), 128–30, 213 Astor, William J., Jr., 12 auction pools, 20 Index 262 Baden-Baden (horse), 35 Baer, Max, 114 Baffert, Bob, 186, 187, 204, 205, 207, 246n35 Bailey, Jerry, 203 Baldez, Joseph Dominic, 227n19 Baldwin, Elias Jackson (“Lucky”), 17 Baltimore Afro-American, 41 Baltimore Sun, 146 Barbaro (horse), 216, 217, 247n47 Bardstown (Kentucky), 64–65 Barrymore, Lionel, 103 baseball: Black Sox scandal, 57; during World War II, 236–37n15 Bassett, Ted, 156 BBC radio, 79 Beach Club (Florida), 62 Beckham, J. C. W., 27 Bedwell, H. G., 56 Behave Yourself (horse), 62–63 Belair Stud, 94 Bell, John, 4 Belle of Louisville, The (steamboat), 146 Belmont, August, Jr., 49–50 “Belmont breeze” (drink), 234n28 Belmont Stakes, 56; Assault, 130; “Belmont breeze” drink, 234n28; Charismatic’s 1999 attempt, 208; Count Fleet, 117; Funny Cide’s 2003 attempt, 193; Man o’ War, 61; Secretariat, 165; Smarty Jones’s 2004 attempt, 194; War Admiral, 98; Whirlaway, 124 Ben Ali (horse), 15, 16 Ben Brush (horse), 23, 37 Bet Mosie (horse), 66 Bierman, Carroll, 114 Big Brown (horse), 24 billiards, 20 Bimelech (horse), 113, 236n2 Birdstone (horse), 194 Blach, Leonard, 214, 215 “black-eyed Susan” (drink), 234n28 Black Gold (horse), 76–78 black jockeys: disappearance in the early 1900s, 33, 40–41; in racing and the Derby, 33–40; during slavery , 33 “Black Patch” region, 44 blacks: employed as grooms and stable hands, 67–68; employed as servants , 67; at the Kentucky Derby Festival, 237n28; patronizing attitudes toward, at the Derby in the 1920s, 62–63, 67–68; portrayals in bourbon advertisements, 107; stereotyped descriptions by Derby journalists, 68, 80–81; stereotyped portrayals in 1930s films, 103; stereotyped portrayals in fiction, 75. See also black jockeys Black Servant (horse), 62–63 Black Sox scandal, 57 Black Toney (horse), 77–78, 113 blanket of roses, 14 Block, Benjamin, 66 Blood-Horse, 96, 117, 120, 127, 150 Bluegrass Stakes, 189 Boland, Bill, 131 Bold Forbes (horse), 164 Bold Ruler (horse), 128, 238n40 Bombay Duck (horse), 150 bookmakers, 13, 15, 29, 31. See also gambling Boone, Daniel: burial controversy, 226n5; as a cultural hero, 107–9, 225n4; in William Faulkner’s description of the 1955 Derby, 132, 133; John Filson’s characterization of, 2–3 Borel, Calvin, 210, 212–13, 246n43 bourbon, 104–7 boxing, 114 Braddock, Jim (“Cinderella Man”), 114 Bradley, Edward Riley: 1921 Derby win, 62; 1922 Derby win, 66; 1932 Derby win, 87; 1933 Derby win, 88–89; Bimelech and, 113; at Hialeah Race Track, 63; Useeit and, 77 Breathitt, Edward T., 156 Breathitt County, 42, 43 Index 263 Breckinridge, John, 4 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, 183 Broker’s Tip (horse), 88–89 Brown, Edward D. (“Brown Dick”), 34, 35 Brown, James Graham, 234n24 Brown, John Y., 177–78, 179 Brown Hotel, 91 Bruce, B. G., 168 Brundage, Avery, 162 Buchanan (horse), 35 Buckpasser (horse), 147 Bugs Bunny, 121 Bunbury, Sir Charles, 225n1 burgoo, 233n8 Burgoo King (horse), 87 busing controversy, 163–64 Butazolidin, 159 “bute,” 159 Byrnes, James F., 118–19 Cady, Steve, 168–69 Calumet Baking Powder Company, 126 Calumet Farm, 123–28, 131, 140, 158–61, 166 Cannon, Jimmy, 134 Cannonade (horse), 169 Canonero...


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