$350,000 Coolmore Jenny Wiley (G1)

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Date: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 5:32pm
Event description: 

Coolmore Jenny Wiley (G1)

29th Running • 1 1/16 miles (turf) • 4-year-olds and up • fillies and mares

29th Running • 1 1/16 miles (turf) • 4-year-olds and up • fillies and mares

 

Jenny Wiley was a Virginia pioneer who survived an Indian attack, captivity and the murders of her five children and three brothers. After escaping captivity and reuniting with her husband, Wiley and her family moved to Kentucky, where her legend is commemorated with two highway markers, a state park and an outdoor drama. Coolmore began to sponsor the race named in her honor in 2016.

The $350,000 Coolmore Jenny Wiley (G1) is for 4-year-olds and up, fillies and mares going 1 1/16 miles on turf. The nomination fee is $150; nominations close March 29.

 

2016 Winner – Tepin

2016 Winner – Tepin

Champion Tepin, who won the First Lady (G1) and Breeders' Cup Mile (G1) over males in October 2015, took the Coolmore Jenny Wiley (G1) by five lengths:

Jenny Wiley Stakes History

Jenny Wiley Stakes History

Click the image below to download full stakes history for the Jenny Wiley Stakes history.

 

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