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Isaac Burns Murphy (January 1, 1861 - February 12, 1896) was an African- American Hall of Fame jockey, who is considered one of the greatest riders in ...


Isaac Murphy was born on April 16, 1861 as Isaac Burns near Frankfort, Kentucky on a farm to parents James Burns and a mother whose name is unknown.


Jun 15, 2015 ... African American jockey Isaac Burns Murphy was a Kentucky Derby winner and a National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame inductee.


Black jockey Isaac Murphy is considered one of the all-time best Thoroughbred jockeys. He raced at a time when skin color was not a drawback.


Isaac Burns Murphy: American jockey who was the first to be elected to the hall of fame at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs, ...


Aug 18, 2010 ... 10 Facts About Isaac Burns Murphy. Learn More About the Greatest Jockey of All Time. View "Isaac Burns Murphy" by Gerald Ivey.

Apr 29, 2014 ... Isaac Murphy was an African American jockey during the 19th century and is one of the greatest jockeys of all time. The three-time Kentucky ...


Birth: Jan. 1, 1861. Fayette County Kentucky, USA. Death: Feb. 12, 1896. Lexington Fayette County Kentucky, USA. Horse Racing Jockey. An African- American ...


Jun 8, 2016 ... Isaac Murphy was a teacher, attorney, and eighth governor of Arkansas. After years of relative obscurity, he became nationally famous when, ...