Antley's Hometown Reflects on Favorite Son
by Blood-Horse Staff
Date Posted: 12/4/2000 3:53:57 PM
Last Updated: 12/7/2000 12:36:49 PM

Trainer Franklin Smith, who gave then 14-year-old Chris Antley his first job in racing, and others in the late jockey's hometown of Elloree, S. C. are trying to deal with the news that the rider was killed. Although Antley had not lived in Elloree for about 18 years, The (Columbia, S. C.) State newspaper reported he was a frequent visitor who never forgot his roots. "Everyone around this community kept up with Chris' career and asked about him all the time," Smith told the newspaper.

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