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RANDY ROMERO FINDS PEACE AT LAST

Randy Romero, a Hall of Fame jockey who won more than $75 million in purses, passed away Thursday, after a long battle with cancer.  He was 61. Born in Erath, Louisiana on December 22, 1957,

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THIS WOODWARD CLEARLY IS NO WALKOVER

Of all the great renewals of this event, there have been so many memorable moments. Until I looked it up, I had forgotten that Forego won this race from 1974 through 1977; twice at 10

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GO WEST SHUG, GO WEST

LAS VEGAS–Shug McGaughey has never been a fan of West Coast racing. This is true even when the Breeders’ Cup is at Santa Anita or Del Mar. His comments after Code of Honor’s dominant score

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SAY A PRAYER AS ROMERO NEARS HIS END

When a jockey mounts a horse, the horses gets tense. The best riders are those who get horses to relax despite the weight of a human being on their backs. Randy Romero was at his

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THE ANNALS OF CHAD

A serious question: By the end of his career, hopefully many years from now, will Chad Brown become a legendary G.O.A.T. at bringing turf runners back from long, extended layups? I know that appears sophomoric,

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HRI PHOTO GALLERY

Remembering Secretariat on the 30th anniversary of his death. Born: March 30, 1970 - Died: October 4, 1989 photo: secretariat.com
Secretariat winning the 1973 Kentucky Derby photo: kentuckytourism.com
Affirmed defeats Alydar in the 1978 Belmont Horsephotos
Kelso & Forego at Belmont OCT 15, 1983 photo: Mark Berner

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