An Early Derby Winner / Another Derby Winner

An Early Derby Winner / Another Derby Winner (HM1AJM)

Location: Harrodsburg, KY 40330 Mercer County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 45.319', W 84° 50.828'

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An Early Derby Winner

Leonatus, the 1883 Kentucky Derby winner, owned by Col. Jack Chinn and George Morgan, at old Leonatus Farm, 7 mi. east, in Mercer Co. By Longfellow, out of Semper Felix, by *Phaeton, as a three-year-old, within a period of 49 days, won ten stakes races. All these races were in Kentucky and Illinois. He was retired to Runnymede Stud, Paris, Kentucky.

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Another Derby Winner

George Smith, 1916 Kentucky Derby winner, was bred by Christopher "Kit" Chinn and Fred Forsythe. Foaled at Fountainblue Stud, 5 mi. north, in Mercer Co. This colt, by *Out of Reach, out of *Consuelo II, won considerable money for that time, $42,884 in 31 starts. Besides the Derby, won 10 other stakes between 1915-1918, most in Maryland and Canada.

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Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number1295
Year Placed1969
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 7:51am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 689653 N 4180849
Decimal Degrees37.75531667, -84.84713333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 45.319', W 84° 50.828'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 45' 19.14" N, 84° 50' 49.68" W
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Area Code(s)859
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 484-546 Linden Ave, Harrodsburg KY 40330, US
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