Big Brown, the Kentucky Derby favorite, will start on the outside at Post 20. The last Kentucky Derby winner to start at that position was Clyde Van Dusen in 1929. Your Grandparents attended that race. They drove to and from Louisville in their 1927 Ford Model A Roadster (with a rumble seat). (Originally emailed May 2, 2008) Youtube video of the 1929 race
The Wisconsin River flows 430 miles across the state from Lac Vieux Desert in northern Wisconsin to its junction with the Mississippi River ar Wyalusing State Park in southwestern Wisconsin. Known as "the nation's hardest working river," it has many power dams and resevoirs, mainly on its upper and middle portions along the lower stretch with beautiful scenery and numerous islands.