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The Kentucky Derby has a Secret Latino Past

Jockeys riding horses

Did you know the vast majority of professional jockeys have come from Latin America – primarily training in Panama, Puerto Rico and Mexico City? In the 2015 Kentucky Derby, 61% of the jockeys were Latino and their journey through the Triple Crown season is fascinating.

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Read about the Kentucky Derby’s Latino history here! #TheMoreYouKnow


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