Kentucky Derby winners with Harford connections [Pictures]
The Kentucky Derby will be run for the 139th time on Saturday, May 4, at Churchill Downs in Louisville. Although no horse bred in Harford County or owned by Harford residents has won the Run for the Roses, several of the past winners had other strong connections to the county. Here are a few.
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The name was enough to tell you he was considered among the greatest prior to the ascension of Man O' War. The year after he won the Kentucky Derby, Exterminator came to Havre de Grace for a showdown with the 1919 Derby winner Sir Barton in the prestigious Havre de Grace Handicap. Exterminator won the battle of the Derby champs, but they both lost the race.