Previous Appearances

Feb. 27, 2016 - Family members, grand children, great-grand children and great-great grand children of Rosa
Hoots will be present to attend the Black Gold Overnight Stakes race and will be presenting the trophy to the
winning jockey of the race and escorting the jockey to the grave site of Black Gold in the 59th
traditional "Laying of the Wreath" ceremony.  
Please visit the Black Gold Merchandise Table, Clubhouse Level,  to purchase Official Black Gold
Legacy memorabilia & receive an excerpt of Rosa's Gold:  Story of a True Champion

Black Gold Stakes Race
Churchill Downs Fair Ground Race Course & Slots
New Orleans, LA
11:30 a.m.  - 3:30 p.m.  

Congratulations Robby Albarado  won aboard Oscar Nominated

Memorial Day weekend - Smithsonian TV Channel "Sports Detective"

Segment on Locating the Missing 1924 Black Gold Kentucky Derby Trophy


December 11, 2016
The Useeit
Remington Park:  Racing & Casino
Oklahoma City, OK
$50,000 Oklahoma bred -3 yr old fillies

Congratulations to Owner: Center Hills Farm and Big Sugar Racing, LLC (Pryor, OK)
ZEALOUS VISION
Trainer:  Scott E Young
Jockey: Bryan McNeil


Feb. 28, 2015 - (Saturday) Black Gold Stakes, Churchill Downs Fair Ground Race Course & Slots
New Orleans, LA
Congratulations to Windy Hill Farm's - TUBA - Jose Riquelme (Jockey)


March 1, 2014 - (Saturday) Black Gold Classic, Churchill Downs Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots
New Orleans, LA
Congratulations to ALVEAR - Chris Landeros (Jockey)

March 2, 2013 - (Saturday) Black Gold Stakes, Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots
New Orleans, LA
Congratulations to Sam-Son Farms Owner, UP WITH THE BIRDS - Shaun Bridgmohan (Jockey)

March 10, 2012 - (Saturday) Black Gold Stakes Race, Churchill Downs Fair Grounds Race Course &
Slots -  New Orleans, LA

February 5, 2011 - (Saturday) Black Gold Stakes Race, Churchill Downs Fair Grounds Race Course,
New Orleans, LA


February 6, 2010 - (Saturday) Black Gold Stakes Race, Churchill Downs Fair Grounds Race Course,
New Orleans, LA


2009
January 31, 2009 - (Saturday) Black Gold Stakes Race, Churchill Downs Fair Grounds Race Course, New Orleans, LA.  
Family members, grand children, great-grand children and great-great grand children of Rosa Hoots will be present to attend the Black Gold
Stakes Race and will be presenting the trophy to the winning jockey of the Stakes race and escorting the jockey to the grave site of Black
Gold in the traditional "Laying of the Wreath" ceremony.  


January 30, 2008 - Churchill Downs Fair Grounds New Orleans, LA Please visit our booth outside the gift shop where family members will be offering Black Gold Legacy merchandise.  


January 22, 2006 - Louisiana Downs "Black Gold Stakes Race." Appearance at the track will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

May 2006 - Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby


March 12, 2005 - Louisiana Derby (Churchill Downs Fair Grounds Race Course, New Orleans, LA. where the inaugural launch of Black Gold Legacy, LLC occurred.  Company officers introduced Official Black Gold merchandise through the Fair Grounds Race Course Gift shop.   
The merchandise was made available to long-time Black Gold fans throughout the day and was endorsed by  CEO Emeritus, Richard W. Freeman (Grandson of Rosa Magnet Hoots).   The Black Gold merchandise was made available for sale in the gift shop through the end of the meeting.  Additionally, company officers announced the start of a book to tell the true story of the rich family history, dating back to the mid 1800's through the current day saga of the family remaking a replica trophy from the 1924 Kentucky Derby and their ongoing search for the stolen trophies:  The Louisiana Derby, The (Original Kentucky Derby ), The Ohio Derby and The Chicago Derby.

2004

November 13, 2004 - Richard W. Freeman and 19 members of his immediate family escort him to Louisville, Kentucky where he donated
the 1924 Replica Kentucky Derby Trophy to the Kentucky Derby Museum.  The trophy is now on display for public viewing and gives
tribute to the Indian Horse, Black Gold and his owner, an Osage Indian woman, Rosa Magnet Hoots.