Dean Kutz

Dean Kutz

Harvey, Wells County, North Dakota, USA
Death 26 Sep 2004 (aged 48)
Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Carrington, Foster County, North Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 9525985 · View Source
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Professional Jockey. He overcame countless physical setbacks through life and went on to become one of the finest horseracing jockeys in America, with 2,835 career victories. He began his career in 1972 and his mounts earned more than $33.6 million. His victories at Keeneland included the 1992 Phoenix Breeders' Cup aboard British Banker and the 1994 Forerunner atop Jaggery John. He also rode successfully at Churchill Downs, Turfway Park and Ellis Park on the Kentucky circuit. He is inducted into the North Dakota Sports Hall of Fame and was the first jockey inducted in the Canterbury Downs Hall of Fame. He appeared at Santa Anita in 2001 to receive the George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award and won the New York Racing Association's Mike Venezia Memorial Award in 2002. Cause death, cancer at age 48.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 27 Sep 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 9525985
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Dean Kutz (18 Aug 1956–26 Sep 2004), Find a Grave Memorial no. 9525985, citing Carrington Cemetery, Carrington, Foster County, North Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .