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Genuine Reward, One Of Last Offspring Of Genuine Risk, Euthanized At 25

Genuine Reward, one of the only living offspring of Kentucky Derby winning-filly Genuine Risk, was euthanized today at Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement facility in Georgetown, KY., where he had been pensioned since 2015. The stallion was 25. Genuine Reward never raced due to numerous health issues, but began a stud career at Meadowville Farm […]

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Hall Of Famer LeRoy Jolley Dies: Trained Derby Winners Genuine Risk, Foolish Pleasure

According to various reports, Hall of Fame Thoroughbred trainer LeRoy Jolley, who won the Kentucky Derby with Foolish Pleasure and Genuine Risk, died in Albany, N.Y., on Monday after recently being diagnosed with cancer. He was 79 years old. Jolley was born Jan. 14, 1938, in Hot Springs, Ark., and grew up at the racetrack, […]

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Forever Young: Hall Of Famers Jolley And Vasquez Together Again At Keeneland

Apparently, Hall of Fame trainer LeRoy Jolley is not the retiring type. “I got bored. I don’t play golf anymore and I don’t fish, so I went back to doing what I know,” the 78-year-old Jolley said Wednesday morning at Barn 5 at Keeneland. Jolley, who had no starters in 2013 and 2014, resumed training […]

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Risk And Reward: Son Of Derby-Winning Filly Arrives At Old Friends

Genuine Reward, one of only two live foals produced from Kentucky Derby winner Genuine Risk, arrived late last week at Old Friends in Georgetown, Ky. The farm, with the help of author Laura Hillenbrand, purchased the 22-year-old stallion after he was advertised on Craigslist for $500 by his owner in Wyoming. Genuine Reward is currently […]

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Genuine Reward To Reside At Old Friends

One of only two live foals produced by Kentucky Derby winner Genuine Risk, Genuine Reward is now the newest resident of Old Friends Equine Retirement in Georgetown, Ky. According to a story by the Daily Racing Form, the farm purchased the horse after it was brought to their attention that Genuine Reward had been placed […]

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Simon: Kentucky Derby Fillies As Broodmares

In a story for the Daily Racing Form, Mary Simon takes a look at the history of fillies running in the Kentucky Derby and their later careers in the breeding shed. Forty fillies have run in the Kentucky Derby, with just ten finishing in the top three. Three of those ten took the prize: Regret […]

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Ten Preakness Moments: Controversy Strikes, 1980

The 1980 Triple Crown season began with a stunner – Genuine Risk, at odds of 13-1, became the first filly to win the Kentucky Derby since 1915. Two weeks later, a record crowd of 83,455 turned out at Pimlico to see if Genuine Risk, owned by the Firestones and trained by LeRoy Jolley, could take […]

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RIP Jack Klugman: Actor, horseplayer, breeder, owner

Jack Klugman loved acting and loved horse racing. It was as simple as that. His death on Monday afternoon at the age of 90 leaves two communities – entertainment and horse racing – reminiscing about his remarkable life. As an award-winning actor, Klugman’s range of skills put him in such roles as Juror #5 in […]

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Hovdey: Maryland should look at 1980 Preakness next

Jay Hovdey writes at the Daily Racing Form that since Maryland is correcting mistakes in the Preakness by fixing Secretariat’s time, they should also look at other runnings of the race, specifically the 1980 running featuring Genuine Risk and Codex. In the 1980 running of the second jewel of the Triple Crown, video shows Codex […]

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GOOD NEWS FRIDAY sponsored by Liberation Farm: NTRA SIMULATES TOWARDS SUCCESS

By Bradford Cummings Did you think Desert Party was the best horse in the 2009 Kentucky Derby field? Still stinging over Rip Van Winkle’s lackluster performance in the Breeders’ Cup? Maybe you thought Super Saver should have gone into the Belmont Stakes as a Triple Crown hopeful? Or perhaps you’d like to make a compelling […]

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