1) Wedlock, winner of a division of the 1959 Oaks, ran barefoot.
2) English Lady won a two-horse race for the Oaks in 1890.
3) Lemons Forever was the first Kentucky Oaks winner to earn Kentucky Broodmare of the Year honors, gaining the latter honor in 2017.
4) Eddie Arcaro rode three consecutive Oaks winners in 1951-1953, piloting How, Real Delight, and Bubbley to the lilies.
5) Buryyourbelief became the first New York-bred to win the Kentucky Oaks in 1987.
1) Alex Harthill was the "Derby Doc."
2) 1907 Kentucky Derby winner Pink Star ended up as a gelding doing farm work.
3) On May 16, 1930, 1929 Kentucky Oaks winner Easter Stockings won the Shady Brook Farm Handicap (an overnight race) at Churchill Downs. Her victims that day included 1928 Kentucky Derby winner Whiskery and 1929 Kentucky Derby winner Clyde Van Dusen.
4) Although Exterminator was not the youngest horse to win the Derby (Northern Dancer takes the honors there by six days), he has the latest known foaling date, arriving on May 30 in 1915.
5) Ben Ali was a stakes winner in San Francisco in 1886 prior to his Kentucky Derby triumph.
Due to family issues, there will be no trivia challenge this week. Hope to see you next week with a Preakness special!