Oldest living jockey to win Kentucky Derby found safe after days missing


BROOKLYN, Ny. (WTVQ)- The oldest living jockey to win the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont Stakes has been found safe in New York after being reported missing.

WTEN in Albany reports 95-year-old David Erb has dementia and hadn’t been seen since Wednesday.

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Erb won the Derby and the Belmont a-top “Needles” back in 1956.

He almost took the triple crown. Needles was second in the Preakness.

Erb was found safe Friday morning in Brooklyn, New York.