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September 18, 2005 2:01 AM


DATE OF EVENT: May 7, 1938 DATE PUBLISHED: May 8, 1938, in The Kansas City Star Editor’s note: When Herbert Woolf’s three-year-old Lawrin left the starting gate in the 1938 Kentucky Derby, he wasn’t just a long shot — he was also the only Derby colt bred outside of Kentucky. All the same, he went on to win by a length. Lawrin was not eligible for the Belmont and Preakness races and therefore could not win the Triple Crown. He was, however, the first Derby win...

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