Horse Racing A collection of urban legends about the sport of horse racing. 0 The race horse Seabiscuit was the biggest newsmaker in America in 1938. A jockey pronounced dead at the track returned to life. Veteran announcer Clem McCarthy got the chance to call the first network radio broadcast of the Kentucky Derby due to another announcer’s embarrassing gaffe.* * Entries marked with an asterisk will open in a separate browser window.