Beau Greely

Beau Greely Dies at 49

Christopher Beau Greely, a fourth-generation trainer with deep Kentucky ties, passed away Sept. 30 in Redondo Beach, Calif., after a short illness. He was 49. A Kentucky native, Greely, who went by his middle name, had long-time roots in the horse business. With his brother, John J. Greely IV, who passed away earlier this year at 54, Greely founded Wintergreen Stallion Station. His father, John "Bud" Greely III, owned Wintergreen Farm near Midway, Ky. Their uncle, Bill Greely, was president of Keeneland from 1986-2000. Greely worked for Criquette Head in...

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Prominent Owner, Successful Businessman Jon Kelly Dies

Jon S. Kelly, a successful California businessman who maintained Thoroughbred racing operations all over the world, passed away Saturday morning at his home in Tres Palomas in Rancho Santa Fe. He celebrated his 84th birthday July 24 and passed away following a lengthy battle with cancer. Kelly had been in hospice care and several family members, including his wife, Sarah, were at his side at the time of his death. Born in Berkeley and schooled in the east and at the University of California--Berkeley, Kelly entered the broadcasting business, founding...

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