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.
Bio by: C.S.