Ted R. Rice was an American jockey. He rode the winning horse Paul Jones in the 1920 Kentucky Derby. Rice received a $5,000 bonus from owner Capt. Ral Parr for winning the race.[1]

Ted Rice
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Ted Rice at the 1920 Kentucky Derby
OccupationJockey
DiedOctober 6, 1923
Jamaica, Queens, New York
Major racing wins
Latonia Derby (1909, 1911)
Louisville Handicap (1911)
Blue Bonnets Breeders Stakes (1916)
Durham Cup Stakes (1916)
Ontario Jockey Club Cup (1916)
Windsor Hotel Cup Handicap (1917)
Bouquet Selling Stakes (1919)
Nursery Handicap (1919)
Paumonok Handicap (1920)
Whirl Stakes (1920)
Excelsior Handicap (1921)
Susquehanna Handicap (1921)
Maryland Handicap (1921)
Pimlico Nursery Stakes (1921)
Spring Juvenile Stakes (1921)
Youthful Stakes (1921)

Canadian Classic Race wins:
Breeders' Stakes (1915)

American Classic Race wins:
Kentucky Derby (1920)
Significant horses
Paul Jones, Lord Baltimore, Hermis

Ted Rice died after a fall from a horse on October 6, 1923.[2] To add to the tragedy, his mother was in the stands.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dubuque, Iowa Telegraph-Journal, May 16, 1920
  2. ^ "Jockey Ted Rice Killed: Succumbs to Concussion of Brain after Fall at Jamaica Saturday When Mckee Smashed Fence [article] - Page [1], Daily Racing Form, 1923-10-09". Drf.uky.edu. 1923-10-09. Retrieved 2016-11-05.
  3. ^ New York Times, October 7, 1923 Retrieved August 4, 2018