63rd Kentucky Derby in Louisville, Kentucky. A large number of spectators gather to witness the 63rd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. War Admiral takes an early lead and goes on to win the race. Pompoon and Reaping Reward finish second and third. Winning horse rider being presented a bunch of flowers.
Damage caused due to flood in Ohio Valley , United States. Newspaper headlines read: '80000 desert homes as Midwest streams rage to higher levels'. People engaged in the rescue and relief work. Men aboard small boats as they carry on rescue work in the steets of downtown Louisville Kentucky. Buildings along the flooded area. Flooded buildings in Evansville Indiana and Paducah Kentucky. Flooded farms and fields washed away. Marooned livestock atop a levy. A dog atop a car. A cat perched in a 2nd story window just atop flood waters. Aerial views of the flooded Ohio Valley heading toward the Mississippi River. View of the blasting of the so called "fuse plug" in the levy below Cairo Illinois (on the Missouri Side at the junction of the Ohio River and Mississippi River) to prevent the flood waters from destroying Cairo. An army of workmen building extensions on top of the levees near Cairo Illinois to protect it from the flood. Water lapping at the wall built by the workers.
63rd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs race track in Louisville, Kentucky. Nearly 70,000 people gather to watch the Kentucky Derby. Horses run on the track as the race starts. A woman looks through binoculars. War Admiral wins the race. War Admiral's jockey being presented a bouquet of flowers.
The Kentucky Derby in Louisville, Kentucky. People turn out in large numbers with umbrellas on a rainy day to witness the Kentucky Derby in Louisville, Kentucky. National Guardsmen patrol to curb any racial demonstrations. The horse race gets underway. Proud Clarion at 30-to-1 wins the race.
Kentucky Derby in Louisville, Kentucky. Kentucky Governor Bert T. Combs watch the derby along with his wife and other officials. Horses 'Admiral's Voyage' and 'Ridan' on the race course. Horse No. 3, 'Decidedly' and 'Jaipur' run during the race. 'Greek Money' beats 'Ridan'. 'Jaipur' takes advantage on 'Admiral's Voyage' to win the Kentucky derby.
The Kentucky Derby held on thoroughbred racetrack Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. The race begins at Churchill Downs. Spectators watch the race. Earl Sande rides Gallant Fox horse followed by Gallant Knight horse and other horses. Gallant Fox wins the Kentucky Derby.