Teddy Roosevelt is the only one of the four Racing Presidents yet to win a race. On Thursday, President Obama joined the bi-partisan chorus in D.C. to let the 26th president finally beat George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln. (Associated Press)

Teddy Roosevelt is the only one of the four Racing Presidents yet to win a race. On Thursday, President Obama joined the bi-partisan chorus in D.C. to let the 26th president finally beat George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln. (Associated Press)