Black Heritage in Racing: Proud of My Calling Experience

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"Proud of My Calling" Experience, part of the Black Heritage in Racing Collection

Experience this immersive program where guests are introduced to incredible Black horsemen through costumed actors, historic paintings, photos and objects from the past. Meet greats like Oliver Lewis, Isaac Murphy and Ansel Williamson. Lewis, a Black jockey, rode Aristides to victory in the first Kentucky Derby in 1875. Williamson, born a slave, became a successful trainer, nabbing wins with horses including Aristides in that inaugural Derby. Murphy, also born enslaved, is considered one of the greatest jockeys of all time, winning three Kentucky Derbys and an estimated 44% of his races.

Tour Details:

  • $15 per person
  • March 27, 2021 and April 10, 2021
  • 3:00 p.m. EST
  • All ages are welcome, but historical content would be more suitable to children 7+

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