Sport: Roses for a Fast Female

A filly wins the Derby for the first time since 1915

The 106th running of the Kentucky Derby was a handicapper's nightmare. After the past three years of supercolts and solid favorites, bookmakers and bettors were forced to sort through a bewildering field of sometime winners, oftentime also-rans and even a filly. Not only was there no 1980 equivalent of Seattle Slew, Affirmed or Spectacular Bid among the current crop of three-year-olds, there was not even an Honest Pleasure around to make things interesting.

Last season's top two-year-old, Rockhill Native, entered the 1980 season...

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