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Classic catches up with Jerry Bailey

Updated: May 4, 2001, 11:32 AM ET
By Phillip Lee | Special to ESPN Classic

Hall of Fame Jockey Jerry Bailey will be riding in his 14th Kentucky Derby Saturday. Bailey's first Derby was in 1982. He rode New Discovery and finished 18th. However, Bailey would return and conquer the Derby and Churchill Downs. He won in 1993 aboard Sea Hero and again, in 1996 aboard Grindstone. Phillip Lee recently caught up with Bailey to talk about some of his memories of the Run for the Roses.

Phillip Lee: Do you remember your first Kentucky Derby? Jerry Bailey: It was 1982. ...

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