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 Genuine Risk

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Genuine Risk

Birth
Kentucky, USA
Death 18 Aug 2008 (aged 31)
Virginia, USA
Burial Middleburg, Loudoun County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 29117988 View Source
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Race Horse. She was the winner of the 1980 Kentucky Derby, ridden by Hall of Fame jockey Jacinto Vasquez and owned by Bert and Diana Firestone. Along with Regret in 1915 and Winning Colors in 1988, she is one of only three fillies to win the Kentucky Derby to date. Genuine Risk was inducted into the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame in 1986. At the time of her death at age 31, she was the oldest former Kentucky Derby winner.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 18 Aug 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 29117988
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/29117988/genuine_risk : accessed ), memorial page for Genuine Risk (15 Feb 1977–18 Aug 2008), Find a Grave Memorial ID 29117988, citing Newstead Farm Burials, Middleburg, Loudoun County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .