H.Res.231 - Recognizing and celebrating the life and accomplishments of the great African American jockey Jimmy "Wink" Winkfield and the significant contributions and excellence of other African American jockeys and trainers in the sport of horse racing and the history of the Kentucky Derby.109th Congress (2005-2006)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] (Introduced 04/21/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Government Reform|
|Latest Action:||05/05/2005 Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.231 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (05/05/2005)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Celebrates the life and accomplishments of Jimmy "Wink" Winkfield, one of only four jockeys to win back-to-back Kentucky Derbies, who continuously overcame racism and other significant obstacles during his lifetime.
Recognizes the significant contributions and excellence of African American jockeys and trainers in horse racing and in the history of the Kentucky Derby.