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St. Croix Native Victor LeBron Races at Churchill Downs

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St. Croix Native Victor LeBron Races at
Churchill Downs

Victor Lebron is a native of St. Croix, US Virgin Islands, born July 21, 1984. He grew up riding pleasure horses on his father's farm and switched to race horses after seeing the Kentucky Derby on television when he was 8 years old.LeBronfamily

LeBron's first lifetime win came on Oct. 22, 1995, at Thistledown aboard Cat's Sign. Moving to the states in 2005, LeBron won nine races that year with earnings over $100K.  LeBron has since won hundreds of races totalling millions of dollars.

Ruth, his wife, and three daughters will be rooting for LeBron, riding Frac Daddy on May 4th in the 139th annual Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.   Also racing at this year's Kentucky Derby, St. Croix native Kevin Krigger.

kenny_mcpeekTrainer Kenny McPeek's best finish in the Kentucky Derby came in 1995 with Tejano Run,FracDaddy5 who ran second. He won the 2002 Belmont Stakes with Sarava the longest shot on the board at 70-1. His horse, Noble’s Promise, finished fifth in the 2010 Kentucky Derby.

Frac Daddy has strong credentials for the 1 1/4-mile distance, especially from the maternal half of his pedigree.

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