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MAY 01, 2013 - Cleveland Plain Dealer

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Jockeys who started at ThistleDown look to make history at Kentucky Derby 2013

No black jockey has won the Run for the Roses since Jimmy Winkfield in 1901 and 1902. CLEVELAND, Ohio - Kevin Krigger and Victor Lebron grew up in St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands, young boys with big dreams of becoming jockeys. That goal brought both to ThistleDown to develop their skills. This week they'll vie to become the first black rider to win the Run for the Roses since Jimmy Winkfield in 1901 and 1902. The 5-foot-6, 110-pound Krigger, who keeps a picture of Winkfield in his locker, made this year's Kentucky Derby by winning the $750,000 Santa Anita ... Read More

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