Wicked Strong Runs for Victims of the Boston Marathon

When Wicked Strong entered the starting gate for the Wood Memorial on Saturday at Aqueduct Racetrack, he was racing for more than the chance to run in the Kentucky Derby.

The 3-year-old colt is owned by Centennial Farms, whose president Don Little hails from Boston. Last year, when it was time to name the colt he’d purchased for $375,000, he wanted to honor the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings.

Continue reading at Forbes.com

3 thoughts on “Wicked Strong Runs for Victims of the Boston Marathon

  1. Having difficulty with the Forbes comments today but just wanted to note how nice it is to see a big win for some of the ‘good guys’ in racing, and to see them doing something nice for others in the process!

  2. Hm, sorry about the Forbes troubles, Linda, but what a terrific outcome on Saturday. So many stories to root for, and this is a great one.

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