- By Bill Doolittle
- Forward by Laffit Pincay Jr. & Laffit Pincay IIIBill Doolittle enjoys a long association with the Kentucky Derby. He served as the writer/historian for the exhibit design team that created the Kentucky Derby Museum, did a stint as the on-track handicapper at Churchill Downs, and has covered decades of Derbys for such publications as Louisville Magazine and LEO Weekly.Doolittle is the author of the 1998 best-selling The Kentucky Derby, and The How to Be a Better Bettor Book. He also writes about history, sports, and classical music.
For this book, Doolittle and publisher Jim Shircliff commissioned additional writing by Daily Racing Form columnist Jay Hovdey, author Billy Reed, historian Rick Cushing, entertainment/style writer Kirby Adams, and others. Plus video by Dave Shulhafer and Rachel Shulhafer.