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265th & Last 2YO Winner For Rory's Jester
The victory by 2YO colt Happy Genes (Rory's Jester-La Baraka, by Euclase) over 1000m at Geelong in Victoria for trainer Peter Moody marked the 265th & last individual juvenile winner for 1985 Gr1 Golden Slipper-winning former Collingrove Stud stallion Rory's Jester (Crown Jester-Rory's Rocket, by Roan Rocket) who retired after 19 seasons at the end of 2004 & died in March 2007. Rory's Jester (who began his career in 1986) sired 1,000 live foals for 862 starters & over 650 winners of 1,985 races & $49 million.