Richard Duchossois is the owner of the yacht Blue Moon. Duchossois is an Illinois based investor.
He founded the Duchossois Group (TDG), a privately held investment company. The company’s investments include The Chamberlain Group, Inc. (access control products), Chamberlain Manufacturing Company (defense products), AMX LLC (command, control and communications products), HeathCo (motion-
Duchossois served in five European campaigns during World War II and was awarded various citations before being released from active service as a major in 1946. From 1952-
Duchossois is active in horse racing, he owns the Arlington Park Race Track and served as a director of the Thoroughbred Racing Association. Duchossois owns the Hill n Dale Farm in Barrington Hills, Ill. where he has bred and owned horses for nearly three decades. Included among the top horses raced by Duchossois are Explosive Darling, Secretaridge, Royal Copenhagen and Eclair de Lune, who gave him his most cherished victory in the 2010 Beverly D Stakes race at Arlington.
Duchossois founded the Beverly D. Stakes in memory of his late wife Beverly who died of cancer in 1980. Duchossois has a net worth estimated at more than US$ 1 billion.