Ronnie Franklin, jockey who won 1979 Kentucky Derby riding Spectacular Bid, dies at 58 – The Courier-Journal


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Ronnie Franklin, jockey who won 1979 Kentucky Derby riding Spectacular Bid, dies at 58
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Before the Kentucky Derby race, Spectacular Bid’s trainer, Bud Delp, was said to have been sure the horse would win. “I remember walking over before the Derby and yelling to the crowd, ‘Go bet your money. He can’t lose,'” he told Courier Journal in

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The Courier-Journal

Ronnie Franklin, jockey who won 1979 Kentucky Derby riding Spectacular Bid, dies at 58
The Courier-Journal
Before the Kentucky Derby race, Spectacular Bid's trainer, Bud Delp, was said to have been sure the horse would win. "I remember walking over before the Derby and yelling to the crowd, 'Go bet your money. He can't lose,'" he told Courier Journal in ...

and more »