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WHAS Kentucky Derby Airchecks

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1936 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Bryan Field
1937 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Clem McCarthy
1938 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Ted Huesing
1940 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Bryan Field
1941 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Clem McCarthy
1943 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Clem McCarthy
1945 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Ted Huesing
1946 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Clem McCarthy
1947 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Clem McCarthy
1948 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Clem McCarthy
1949 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Clem McCarthy
1950 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Clem McCarthy
1951 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Clem McCarthy
1952 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Fred Capossela
1953 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Fred Capossela
1954 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Fred Capossela
1955 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Fred Capossela
1957 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Fred Capossela
1958 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Fred Capossela
1959 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Fred Capossela
1961 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Cawood Ledford
1962 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Cawood Ledford
1963 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Cawood Ledford
1964 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Cawood Ledford
1965 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Cawood Ledford
1966 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Cawood Ledford
1967 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Cawood Ledford
1968 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Cawood Ledford
1969 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Cawood Ledford
1970 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Cawood Ledford
1971 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Cawood Ledford
1972 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Cawood Ledford
1973 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Cawood Ledford
1974 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Cawood Ledford
1975 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Cawood Ledford
1976 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Cawood Ledford
1977 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Cawood Ledford
1978 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Cawood Ledford
1979 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Cawood Ledford
1980 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Cawood Ledford
1981 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Cawood Ledford
1982 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Cawood Ledford
1983 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Cawood Ledford
1984 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Paul Rogers
1985 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Paul Rogers
1986 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Paul Rogers
1987 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Paul Rogers
1988 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Paul Rogers
1989 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Paul Rogers
1990 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Paul Rogers
1991 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Paul Rogers
1992 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Paul Rogers
1993 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Paul Rogers
1994 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Paul Rogers
1995 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Paul Rogers
1996 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Paul Rogers
1997 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Paul Rogers
1998 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Paul Rogers
1999 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Paul Rogers
2000 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Paul Rogers
2001 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Paul Rogers
2002 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Paul Rogers
2003 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Paul Rogers
2004 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Paul Rogers
2005 Kentucky Derby Call
Announcer: Paul Rogers
Kentucky Derby Open (May 1963)
1:11 - 419 KB

The off-the-board unscoped aircheck of WHAS' coverage of the historic 99th Run for the Roses --
sponsored exclusively by Fall City Beer -- features Milton Metz, Cawood Ledford and Mike James,
along with traffic reports from Dick Gilbert.

1973 Kentucky Derby Coverage
43:24 - 15,199 KB

In 1992, Cawood Ledford called his final Kentucky Derby on WHAS. To honor the occasion, the station put together this piece. It features Cawood talking about calling races over the years, along with sound bites from some of the races he's called.

Cawood Ledford Race Calling Retrospective (May 3, 1992)
5:55 - 2085 KB

All audio is in downloadable MP3 format.

 

WHAS Derby Day Montages
The 1982, 1984 and 1985 montages were produced by John Polk; the 1986 and 1987 montages were put together by
Steve Levvorn; Scott Goettel produced the montages from 1988 to 2007; the 2008 montage was assembled by Jim Fenn,
Gus Allen and Mark Williams; Jim Fenn put together the 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 montages.

1982 Derby Day Montage
8:49 - 3101 KB

1984 Derby Day Montage
9:47 - 3439 KB
1985 Derby Day Montage
10:06 - 3551 KB
1986 Derby Day Montage
9:18 - 3272 KB
1987 Derby Day Montage
7:15 - 2551 KB
1988 Derby Day Montage
7:24 - 2602 KB
1989 Derby Day Montage
8:27 - 2974 KB
1990 Derby Day Montage
9:94 - 3190 KB
1991 Derby Day Montage
7:45 - 2729 KB
1992 Derby Day Montage
10:06 - 3555 KB
1993 Derby Day Montage
10:28 - 3683 KB
1994 Derby Day Montage
10:36 - 3732 KB
1995 Derby Day Montage
10:32 - 3705 KB
1996 Derby Day Montage
9:50 - 3459 KB
1997 Derby Day Montage
10:15 - 3605 KB
1998 Derby Day Montage
10:22 - 3649 KB
1999 Derby Day Montage
8:08 - 2860 KB
2000 Derby Day Montage
9:08 - 3216 KB
2001 Derby Day Montage
11:21 - 3991 KB
2002 Derby Day Montage
10:20 - 3635 KB
2003 Derby Day Montage
11:26 - 4020 KB
2004 Derby Day Montage
11:02 - 3879 KB
2005 Derby Day Montage
9:52 - 3473 KB
2006 Derby Day Montage
10:46 - 3786 KB
2007 Derby Day Montage
8:39 - 3044 KB
2008 Derby Day Montage
12:11 - 4284 KB
2009 Derby Day Montage
10:54 - 3740 KB
2010 Derby Day Montage
10:07 - 3558 KB
2011 Derby Day Montage
10:35 - 3722 KB
2012 Derby Day Montage
11:09 - 3922 KB
2013 Derby Day Montage
9:51 - 3466 KB
2014 Derby Day Montage
9:46 - 3438 KB
2015 Derby Day Montage
11:13 - 3948 KB
2016 Derby Day Montage
11:21 - 3996 KB
All audio is in downloadable MP3 format.

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