Northern Dancer and jockey Bill Hartack, on rail, hit the wire first in the 1964 Kentucky Derby, nosing out Hill Rise and Willie Shoemaker. The time of 2 minutes flat stands as the third-fastest ever.
Northern Dancer and jockey Bill Hartack, on rail, hit the wire first in the 1964 Kentucky Derby, nosing out Hill Rise and Willie Shoemaker. The time of 2 minutes flat stands as the third-fastest ever. ASSOCIATED PRESS
Northern Dancer and jockey Bill Hartack, on rail, hit the wire first in the 1964 Kentucky Derby, nosing out Hill Rise and Willie Shoemaker. The time of 2 minutes flat stands as the third-fastest ever. ASSOCIATED PRESS

Northern Dancer's run: 2 minutes on the track, 50 years in Thoroughbred bloodlines

April 29, 2014 02:03 PM

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