Who Won the 1979
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Spectacular Bid (Jockey: Ronald J Frankllin)

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Casse, Castellano '17 HOF Finalists

Thoroughbred Daily News
He also gained notoriety for spoiling Spectacular Bid's Triple Crown attempt in the 1979 GI Belmont S. with Coastal. Whiteley won with a remarkable 32.7% of his career starters. Castellano, 39, has won the Eclipse Award for Outstanding Jockey in each ...


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Museum of Racing releases 2017 Hall of Fame finalists

Troy Record
This photo provided by Benoit Photo shows Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Moss' Royal Mo and jockey Victor Espinoza, right, outlegging Sheer Flattery (Mike Smith), left, and Irap (Mario Gutierrez), center, to win the Grade III, $150,000 Robert B. Lewis Stakes ...

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The Quiet Man: Mandella's Bad 'N Big Beginnings (Part Two ...

Paulick Report
Yesterday we looked at some of the highlights and the incredible horses that helped define the Hall of Fame career of trainer Richard Mandella. Let's go back to ...

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Gene Frenette: Gulf Coast had defensive formula to spoil UNF's NCAA bid

Florida Times-Union
UNF made a valiant tourney run, coming within 20 minutes of its second NCAA tournament bid, but Moore's spectacular career (2,437 points) came to an end. As did the run for seniors Chris Davenport and Bodager, who let the tears flow freely on the bench ...

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