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Kentucky (USA) by Louise I. Humphrey  -  [Add Data]
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This filly was great. She won the Derby and placed in the Preakness and Belmont even after being whacked in the face with a whip in the Preakness.
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  • icyhotboo · You've been around a long time LAZ, either your in or your out. I'm not sure since it's been 20 years since I had anything to do with racing as a business. It seems to me at least some thing change slowly or don't change at all. Have a good day as it's 3:30AM. here and a balmy 4 degrees. · 171 days ago
  • LAZMANNICK · Hey Icy I was up watching some of the Winter Olympics. It’s 3:30 here and the snow is piling up. Our problem is that there have been only a handful of days when the temp got above freezing and ghe snow hasn’t had a chance to melt. I particularly remember that ’68 Derby and Dancer’s Image. The trainer was Lou Cavalaris, a former marine who trained for several good owners, one of them Mr. Fuller. Cavalaris was as honest a trainer as I’ve ever seen and there is no way that he would knowingly let the horse race with a banned substance in its system. There are several theories about how the bute got there, but none of it could be proven of course. Have a good one Icy. · 171 days ago
This filly was the closest to have ever won the triple crown won the kentucky derby and placed in the preakness and belmont. Really should have won the preakness too.
  • cocoa2 · Looked more like a stallion then mare in the photos · 613 days ago
  • Dressage3295 · I loved this horse with every bone in my body. She was magnificent, never placing out of the money I was so upset that she lost the Preakness. The honor would have been hers if not for Codex. This filly had guts of steel · 613 days ago
My favorite filly of all time. Her run in the Kentucky Derby was incredible to watch, as were her Preakness and Belmont runs, even if she didn't win.
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  • LAZMANNICK · Thanks so much to all of you. As heated as we get sometimes I know that we are all friends in the long run and can count on each other for support. My feelings go out to all of you. · 742 days ago
  • AnnaK · Thank Laz for yet another GREAT breakdown of racing, I wish for your family, and for you ruffian, much warmth and love and and enjoy those horses. What would we do without these great fillies. They even named a magnificent sailboat after her. · 741 days ago
unfotunately she(Genuine Risk) wasn't around long enough for her true greatness to come out
Feb 15, 1977 - Aug 18, 2008 - We still love you, Girl.
Who will ever forget the call: "It's Genuine Risk and she's Genuine!" Just watched it on youtube, and it still sends chills.
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  • footlick · CauseForConcern- Bold N Determined was a brilliant filly. That we had both in one year was a treat! · 951 days ago
  • travel_vic · robbed absolutely by Cordero at Baltimore, maybe the same judges watched Goldikova recently. · 951 days ago
Genuine Risk should be in the top 10, she ran in all of then legs of the colts triple crown! she won 1, and came 2nd in the other 2! she ran in the wood Memorial, and ran 3rd! that is truely greatness!!!!!!!
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  • smarty1968 · I voted her a 10. What she did in the TC races was awsome · 1130 days ago
  • mdracing69 · Genunine Risk was my first Derby. I'll always have a soft spot for her. · 1130 days ago
I started attending the races as a young boy in 1980, so I will always have a soft spot for Genuine Risk. And because of her, I have no problem betting the girls against the boys. Since I'm a MD bred, I still remember all of the Preakness controversy surrounding Angel Cordero (bully, lol), Codex, and the Derby winning filly.

Genuine Risk - Race Results & Past Performances

Date(Descending)
Horse
Fin
Tr
#
Dist.
Sf.
Race
$
Cnd
1st
2nd
3rd
Time
View Details08/10/81Genuine Risk1stSar17 fDAllow 3+ FGenuine RiskClown's DollSamarta Dancer1:21.40
View Details05/25/81Genuine Risk3rdBel61 1/16 mTAllow 3+ FSmilin' SeraIn RhythmGenuine Risk1:42.00
View Details04/11/81Genuine Risk1stAqu77 fDAllow 4+ FGenuine RiskBack To StayJustacam1:22.80
View Details09/27/80Genuine Risk1stBel81 1/8 mDRuffian Handicap-G1 3+ FGenuine RiskMisty GalloreIt's In The Air1:49.20
View Details09/10/80Genuine Risk2ndBel81 mileDMaskette-G1 3 FBold N DeterminedGenuine RiskLove Sign1:35.40
View DetailsView Video06/07/80Genuine Risk2ndBel81 1/2mDBelmont Stakes-G1 3 MTemperence HillGenuine RiskRockhill Native2:29.80
View DetailsView Video05/17/80Genuine Risk2ndPim91 3/16 mDPreakness Stakes-G1 3 MCodexGenuine RiskColonel Moran1:54.20
View DetailsView Video05/03/80Genuine Risk1stCD81 1/4 mDKentucky Derby-G1 3 MGenuine RiskRumboJaklin Klugman2:02.00
View Details04/19/80Genuine Risk3rdAqu81 1/8 mDWood Memorial-G1  Plugged NickleColonel MoranGenuine Risk1:50.80
View Details04/05/80Genuine Risk1stAqu71 mileD  3 FGenuine RiskTell A SecretSpruce Pine1:22.60
View Details03/19/80Genuine Risk1stGP77 fDAllow  Genuine RiskSober JigPeace Bells1:22.60
View Details11/17/79Genuine Risk1stAqu81 1/8 mDDemoiselle-G2 2 FGenuine RiskSmart AngleSpruce Pine1:51.20
View Details11/05/79Genuine Risk1stAqu81 mileDTempted-G3  Genuine RiskStreet BalletTell A Secret1:36.00
View Details10/18/79Genuine Risk1stAqu61 mileDAllow  Genuine RiskGoing EastCinto Tora1:36.40
View Details09/30/79Genuine Risk1stBel46 1/2 fDMSW  Genuine RiskRemote RulerEspadrille1:18.00