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By Pohla Smith

ISBN-10: 1581500459

ISBN-13: 9781581500455

there have been few stars within the Forties to rival quotation and jockey Eddie Arcaro at the nation's activities pages. quotation, who was once the 1948 Horse of the 12 months and the final Triple Crown winner for a twenty-five-year interval, was once the brightest celebrity within the galaxy belonging to Calumet Farm. The famed breeding and racing operation ruled American racing in the course of the Forties like no different reliable ahead of or due to the fact. quotation exemplified that dominance.
The darkish bay colt may possibly run and win at any distance, and by means of the top of his 3-year-old season had recorded 15 consecutive victories. even though a leg challenge sidelined him as a 4-year-old, quotation again the subsequent season and persevered to race at age 6. He turned Thoroughbred racing's first millionaire and set the modern day checklist of sixteen directly victories. His coach, H.A. (Jimmy) Jones, referred to as him the simplest horse of the century. quotation used to be elected to the Racing corridor of status in 1959, and died at Calumet at age 25 in 1970. He was once ranked No. three within the Blood-Horse magazine's checklist of the head a hundred Racehorses of twentieth Century.

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