Discussion

Veterans meet Normandy Invasion

Updated: May 3, 2013, 3:01 PM ET
By Ron Mitchell | Bloodhorse

World War II veteran Alan Reeves had some advice for Fox Hill Farm's Rick Porter on May 3 when he and three other veterans of the Normandy Invasion visited Barn 42, where Kentucky Derby contender Normandy Invasion is stabled.

Recalling Gen. Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower's final words of "now let's go" when he launched the mission that resulted in the establishment of allied troops in Normandy, France on June 6, 1944, Reeves told Porter: "Maybe you should talk to the horse and when he gets ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ALSO SEE

MORE HORSE RACING HEADLINES