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20-1 Henley's Joy wins first graded stakes in taking G1 Belmont Derby Invitational
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Jul 6, 2019
20-1 Henley's Joy wins first graded stakes in taking G1 Belmont Derby Invitational

Brian Bohl

Bloom Racing Stable's Henley's Joy was briefly on the Kentucky Derby trail earlier this year. But the Kitten's Joy colt instead made his mark on a different Derby contested at 1 ¼ miles, this one on turf, overtaking Social Paranoia from the outside and closing strong for a three-quarter-length victory in the 70th running of Saturday's Grade 1, $1 million Belmont Derby Invitational to highlight the Stars & Stripes Racing Festival at Belmont Park.

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