Foolish Pleasure Wins!

FOOLISH PLEASURE away in good order, taken under stout restraint and allowed to drop far back, continued along the inside unhurried for five furlongs; advanced from the inner railing thereafter with a rush, split rivals in a quick maneuver midway second turn, eased to the outside entering the stretch and disposed of the leaders when sharply roused in midstretch. AVATAR gained a forward position at once, came in on the final turn to duel with DIABOLO for the lead, responded after being soundly bumped and knocked off stride and was unable to stay with the winner through the final drive. MASTER DERBY, unhurried early, advanced down the backstretch and loomed boldly on entering the upper stretch only to falter through the final drive. MEDIA improved his position for three quarters, but posed no threat. PRINCE THOU ART, void of early speed, rallied from the outside on the second turn but lacked effectual response. SYLVAN PLACE tired after a mile. FASHION SALE dropped back steadily leaving the back stretch. RUSHING MAN was forced into the inner rail by BOMBAY DUCK leaving the back stretch. BOMBAY DUCK quit suddenly after setting the pace to the second turn.

Trainer

LeRoy Jolley

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Jockey

Jacinto Vasquez

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Breeder

Waldemar Farms, Inc.

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1975-2000

The Bicentennial to the Dawn of Simulcasting

As president, Lynn Stone headed the efforts that ended two separate takeover attempts by Brownell Combs II of Spendthrift Farm and Irwin L. Jacobs, respectively in 1984. In August 1984, Stone resigned, following huge financial losses that resulted from two years of failed summer racing. Stone was replaced by acting President Thomas H. Meeker, a former general counsel to Churchill Downs while with the law firm of Wyatt, Tarrant and Combs. In September 1984, Meeker was named permanently to the position.

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Kentucky Derby 101 Race Recap

FOOLISH PLEASURE away in good order, taken under stout restraint and allowed to drop far back, continued along the inside unhurried for five furlongs; advanced from the inner railing thereafter with a rush, split rivals in a quick maneuver midway second turn, eased to the outside entering the stretch and disposed of the leaders when sharply roused in midstretch. AVATAR gained a forward position at once, came in on the final turn to duel with DIABOLO for the lead, responded after being soundly bumped and knocked off stride and was unable to stay with the winner through the final drive. MASTER DERBY, unhurried early, advanced down the backstretch and loomed boldly on entering the upper stretch only to falter through the final drive. MEDIA improved his position for three quarters, but posed no threat. PRINCE THOU ART, void of early speed, rallied from the outside on the second turn but lacked effectual response. SYLVAN PLACE tired after a mile. FASHION SALE dropped back steadily leaving the back stretch. RUSHING MAN was forced into the inner rail by BOMBAY DUCK leaving the back stretch. BOMBAY DUCK quit suddenly after setting the pace to the second turn.