Who Won the 1928
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Reigh Count (Jockey: Chick Lang)

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The Street Car Derby: The Count was the Most Fleet

Horse Racing Nation
Count Fleet was a leggy chestnut horse with a temper and a mind of his own. He was quick to bite any unlucky person's hand that got too close to him, and he put his jockey, Hall-of-Famer Johnny Longden, in danger many times. Once, the colt ran in ...

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Hard Study grinds to victory in Birdstone Stakes

Daily Racing Form
That was how trainer Todd Pletcher pretty much summed up Hard Study's workmanlike, 2 1/2-length victory over Scuba in Thursday's 1 3/4-mile Birdstone Stakes at Saratoga. The main question going into the $100,000 Birdstone was whether Hard Study, ...

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Leonard Lavin of Glen Hill Farm Dies

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Born in Chicago in 1919, Lavin fell in love with horses after watching Reigh Count win the 1928 Kentucky Derby, according to the Ocala Banner. Ocala, Fla., was his family's second home since 1966, when he and wife Bernice, who died in 2007, bought ...


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Count Fleet

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Count Fleet was a son of the Hertzes' 1928 Kentucky Derby winner Reigh Count, out of their mare Quickly. Hertz offered Count Fleet as a yearling for just $4,500 but there were no takers, in part because the small colt wasn't considered very attractive ...

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