Henry Moreno

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Henry Moreno
Occupation Jockey
Died 2007-02-01[1]
Florence, Oregon[1]
Career wins 1953 Kentucky Derby, 1957 Santa Anita Derby[1]
Significant horses
Dark Star, Sir William[1]

Henry Moreno (circa 1930 - 2007-02-01) was a Thoroughbred horse racing jockey.[1]

Moreno's most important win for Harry F. Guggenheim's stable came in the 1953 Kentucky Derby when he rode Dark Star to victory over future the Hall of Fame colt, Native Dancer.[1]

In his later years he battled pancreatic cancer and in 2007 died at age 77 at Florence, Oregon.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Henry Moreno, Won Derby on Dark Star, Dead". Blood-Horse Publications. 2077-02-02. Retrieved 2011-05-08.