Keyword: Bill Boland

  • Bill Boland is one of only two apprentice jockeys to win Run for the Roses.

    Hall of Fame 2006: Jockey Bill Boland

    In 1950, Bill Boland became part of Kentucky Derby history when he rode Middleground to victory and became just the second apprentice jockey to win the famed race. Only 16 at the time, he also won the Kentucky Oaks aboard Ari's Mona the day before.

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor-in-Chief

    Hall Monitor

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> -- For the second consecutive year, no contemporary horses were elected to the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame. That is astonishing, considering some of the champions named on the ballot.