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The Longest Longshot

By Steve Kaufman | Photo of Carla Grego by Danny Alexander | Historical photos courtesy of Beth Buckley In 2006, when 50-1 shot Mine That Bird burst out of obscurity to win the Kentucky Derby, it resurrected the name of another longshot from the distant past. In 1913, Donerail – the longest of Derby long shots at 91-1 – broke from the…Read More