Thursday, November 13, 2008
FORMER TRAINER HILLING PASSES
Former Northern California trainer Jim Hilling, who sent out Show Dancer to a second-place finish behind Miesque in the 1987 Breeders' Cup Mile at Hollywood Park, died Tuesday night at Eden Hospital in Castro Valley from pneumonia and other complications.
Hilling, who had his son, David, and longtime companion Kit Conner at his bedside, was 66.
Services for Hilling are pending.
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