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Author Hubbard, Crystal.

Title The last Black king of the Kentucky Derby : the story of Jimmy Winkfield / by Crystal Hubbard ; illustrated by Robert McGuire.

Imprint New York : Lee & Low Books, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 Farmington, Main Library - Children's Department  J BIO WINKFIELD, JIMMY    Check Shelf
Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 22 x 28 cm.
Summary "A biography of Jimmy Winkfield, who battled racism and other obstacles on the road to becoming one of horseracing's best jockeys and, in 1902, the last African American to win the Kentucky Derby"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Winkfield, Jimmy, 1882-1974 -- Juvenile literature.
African American jockeys -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Jockeys -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Horse racing -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Horse racing -- Europe -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Kentucky Derby -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Winkfield, Jimmy, 1882-1974.
African American jockeys.
Horse racing.
Kentucky Derby.
Added Author McGuire, Robert, 1978- ill.
ISBN 9781584302742
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