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Part 1

Here's where it was.  This entire Covington map is here.
The race track opened on July 9, 1883.
 

Helios, with Steel aboard, evidently won a race at Latonia.  1913.

An Aerial View from 1938

 

The Grand Stand on
 Derby Day
Winning the
Latonia Derby
Latonia Derby
 Crowd Scene
Caution, Winning
 the Latonia Derby

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The Latonia Race Track was open from 1883 thru 1939.

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 The Judges' Stands at the Home Stretch
Judges were there because we're in the days before the "photo-finish" was implemented.
Most horse tracks didn't have the equipment until the late 1940's, if then.

 

The Judges Stand, from the stands The Judges Stand, from the back

    

                 

The Judges' Stands at the Home Stretch

 

              

Club House and Judges Stand

 

             
Club House, original grandstand, and first turn, all c. 1910.

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