Kentucky Derby Champion

Author: Mildred Mastin Pace

This is the story of the great race horse, Exterminator. Affectionately known as Old Bones, he was born May 30, 1915, at W.D. Knight Farm, near Lexington, Kentucky.

An unknown in 1918, he won the Kentucky Derby. He went on to become America’s top winner of cup races and, according to many experts, the greatest thoroughbred ever developed in this country. Exterminator is buried on Kilmer farm, near Binghampton, New York, beside his constant companion, the pony Peanuts II, and near his old stablemate, Sun Briar.