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Between 1978 and 2015, there were many near misses at Triple Crown glory. Among these champions is the Pennsylvania-bred Smarty Jones.
New Albany can also claim a Derby winner, the trainer of the little known 1904 champion named Elwood.
Learn more about Jimmy Winkfield, who won the Kentucky Derby twice, 1901 and 1902, and is the most recent Black jockey to win the celebrated race.