Rosemarie Smith, 83, from Derby, said she had stored the slice in a Royal Crown Derby cup at her home ever since.
So please enjoy “One Red Rose: The Green Kid on Middleground Plucks a Derby Trophy,” which ran on May 6, 1950.
Though other races attracted high-stakes gambling, the Derby was the largest and most prestigious horse race in the nation.
It was Derby Day when Clarissa came home to find her mother dead.
In 2011, Napravnik came in ninth--the best finish by a female jockey in Derby history.
Derby sat near his charge, who showed no signs of returning consciousness.
He is not making a book for the Derby or Goodwood, as one might suspect.
The Earl of Derby, notwithstanding his fine and gentlemanly bearing, comes in for his share of the Punch caricature.
Two years ago, when you wanted to bet on some horse for the Derby.
The Leveretts were at their breakfast in the large sunny room in Derby Street.
type of hat," manufactured in U.S. 1850, name appears 1870, perhaps from annual Derby horse race in England, where this type of hat was worn. Race was begun 1780 by the 12th Earl of Derby; the name was used for any major horse race after 1875. Derby the English shire is Old English Deorby "deer village," from deor "deer" + by "habitation, homestead," from a Scandinavian source (see bylaw).