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Jeffersontown in Jefferson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Trainer and Jockey

 
 
Trainer and Jockey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 28, 2020
1. Trainer and Jockey Marker
Inscription.  Roscoe Goose, 1891-1971, rode the 1913 Derby Winner Donerail, which paid biggest odds in Derby history. Born near here, Goose became a trainer and aided many jockeys. Active in all aspects of racing. One of first 10 men named to Ky. Athletic Hall of Fame, March 14, 1957. Pres., Kentucky Thoroughbred Breeders Assn., 3 yrs. Buried Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
 
Erected 1973 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1475.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 38° 11.648′ N, 85° 33.909′ W. Marker is in Jeffersontown, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Taylorsville Road (State Road 155) south of Watterson Trail, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10500 Watterson Trail, Louisville KY 40299, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Saint Edward Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Restoration Project
Trainer and Jockey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 28, 2020
2. Trainer and Jockey Marker
(about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Conrad-Seaton House / Valentine Conrad Pottery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Soldiers Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Christ Lutheran Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); "Nunnlea" (approx. 2 miles away); Tyler Settlement (approx. 2.3 miles away); Soldier's Retreat (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jeffersontown.
 
Also see . . .  Roscoe Goose (Wikipedia). (Submitted on December 7, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
 
Roscoe Goose atop Donerail following 1913 Kentucky Derby win image. Click for full size.
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3. Roscoe Goose atop Donerail following 1913 Kentucky Derby win
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 5, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 35 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 5, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.   2, 3. submitted on December 7, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
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