Photos from the Lexington Herald-Leader archives updated daily

Jug band at Churchill Downs, 1949

Posted on May 5, 2018 | in Uncategorized | by

With today’s running of the 144th Kentucky Derby a few hours away, we take a look back to a scene at Churchill Downs before the 75th run for the roses, May 7, 1949. A jug band of entertained race patrons outside the entrance to the track. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

TAGS: , , , ,

Comments are closed.

Photo reprints

See a photo that you would like to have a reprint of? All photos that appear in this blog can be purchased from
MyCapture .


 Follow us on Twitter