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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.


Isaac Burns Murphy: 1861 Fayette county, Kentucky, U.S. February 12, 1896 Lexington, Kentucky American jockey who was the first to be elected to the hall of  ...


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.


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 ...


Jun 17, 2015 ... Isaac Murphy was an educator, surveyor, lawyer and Arkansas state legislator who was one of only five representatives to vote against ...


Jun 8, 2017 ... The race takes its name from Isaac Murphy -- the first ever jockey to be elected to the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame when it ...


Feb 6, 2013 ... Isaac Burns Murphy is one of the greatest jockeys ever, and it can be argued that he is in fact the greatest. By Murphy's calculation, he won 628 ...