May 14, 1984 So there he was, all by himself except for Swale, looking suddenly far older than his 70 years—a drawn, frail, ashen man standing in the winner's circle at Churchill Downs with the cameras snapping, the pale wind blowing and the crowds surging toward him, calling his name. Trainer Woody Stephens held the reins with his left hand and patted Swale's chocolate nose with his right. For a long time Stephens seemed to linger in the circle with the colt, holding on to that fleeting moment as if he never wanted it to pass.
All's Swale That Ends Swale: Swale wins 1984 Kentucky Derby
Silent King Pine Circle Majestic Shore Vanlandingham Biloxi Indian Raja's Shark At The Threshold Taylor's Special Fight Over Life's Magic Rexson's Hope Coax Me Chad Fali Time Bear Hunt Althea Gate Dancer Swale Secret Prince Bedouin So Vague W. Herbert McCauley Laffit Pincay Jr. Woody Stephens Lynn S. Whiting Eddie Maple Ronnie G. Warren Claiborne Farm Kentucky Derby Kentucky Derby (1984)