March 24, 2023
Former hurdler Maloney dies at 69

Former hurdler James “Woody” Woodruff Maloney Jr. He died on February fifth. He was 69 years outdated.

Woody was born on October 20, 1953, in Lengthy Island, NY, to the late James Woodruff Maloney Sr. and the late Elizabeth Hyland Maloney. Whereas Woody was rising up, his household divided his time between East Norwich, Lengthy Island, NY and a home on Colleton Avenue in Aiken, SC.

His father, James, was a outstanding horse coach inducted into the Aiken Thoroughbred Corridor of Fame and the Nationwide Museum of Racing Corridor of Fame in Saratoga Springs, NY. His mom, Lib, was one of many main present riders within the Thirties and was awarded the Alfred B. Maclay Award, the very best nationwide award for a young person, on the Nationwide Horse Present at Madison Sq. Backyard in 1934.

Woody Maloney grew up driving horses in Hitchcock Forest in Aiken and would change into a well-known hurdler. He belonged to the Aiken Steeplechase Affiliation and was an avid tennis participant on the Aiken Tennis Membership.

Woody is survived by his sister, Sheila Maloney.


Providers will probably be held at a later date. Historic George Funeral Residence and Cremation Middle, 211 Park Ave. SW, Aiken, SC 29801 (803-649-6234) is accountable. Expressions of sympathy for the household could be left by visiting.

This press launch was edited by the BloodHorse Workforce by way of content material and elegance.

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