Too Black Too Fast is a broadcast and media production, music production and arts and entertainment company located in Nashville, TN.
This mug represents some of their efforts in keeping the history of black jockeys at the Kentucky Derby alive. In the years following the Civil War black jockeys dominated horse racing at a time when it was America's most popular sport.
African-American riders were the first black sports superstars in the United states. They won fifteen of the first twenty-eight running of the Kentucky Derby.