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Collection Jim Bolus Collection
Object Name Recording, Audio
Catalog Number 1985.155.0080
Title Jim Bolus interviews with Jack Baker, Olin Gentry, Woody Stephens, Andy Beyer, and E.R. Tizol
Description Side A

Audio picks up in the middle of a conversation between Bolus and an unnamed man, likely Andy Beyer per notation on cassette. They are discussing possible causes of Honest Pleasure's disappointing performance in the 1976 Kentucky Derby.

2:35 -- Bolus is speaking to an unnamed man, likely E.R. Tizol (owner of 1976 Kentucky Derby winner Bold Forbes) per notation on cassette. The two seem to be at a yearling sale. (Notation on cassette indicates interview took place at Fasig-Tipton, July 1, 1976.) Much of the conversation is drowned out by the announcer's voice and other background noise. Bolus asks Tizol about intended purchases, Bold Forbes's recent Derby win, Tizol's history in the horse racing industry, and jockey Angel Cordero. Another unnamed person also speaks briefly, who claims to have been present when Tizol purchased Bold Forbes.

Bolus speaks briefly to an official at the yearling sale, who reports very good results.

Bolus briefly speaks to another unnamed person, perhaps a member of Tizol's family, about traveling from their home in Puerto Rico to see Bold Forbes race.

Side B

Bolus is speaking with Jack Baker. Baker relates the story behind the name Lieutenant Gibson, winner of the 1900 Kentucky Derby.

3:35 -- Bolus is speaking with Olin Gentry, former farm manager for Colonel E.R. Bradley. They discuss several of Col. Bradley's horses, including Burgoo King, Behave Yourself, and Blue Larkspur. Bolus asks about the origin of the name Brother Joe.

11:26 -- Bolus is speaking to trainer Frank Whiteley. Bolus asks whether he feels his horse ought to have been named Horse of the Year, instead of Settle Slew.

14:41 -- Bolus is speaking to trainer Woody Stephens. They discuss Believe It and Quadratic, two horses he is currently training, and their prospects for the upcoming 1978 racing season against Alydar and Affirmed.
Number of Items Audiocassette
People Bolus, Jim
Beyer, Andy
Tizol, E.R.
Baker, Jack
Gentry, Olin
Stephens, Woody
Jolley, LeRoy
Harthill, Dr. Alex
Cordero, Angel
Bradley, Colonel E.R.
Subjects 1976 Kentucky Derby
Honest Pleasure
Bold Forbes
Fasig-Tipton July sale, 1976
1900 Kentucky Derby
Lieutenant Gibson
Brother Joe
Burgoo King
Blue Larkspur
Brokers Tip
Black Servant
Believe It
Seattle Slew
1977 Triple Crown