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Cigar in Heaven

Racing Hall of Fame member Cigar, whose 16-race win streak from 1994-96 included victories in the More »

Artax, World Champion, Joins Skip Away and Secretariat in Heaven

Indian Charlie Loses Battle with Cancer

Belmont May Give Us a New Star

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Saratoga Paddock 2014

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What is worse Santa Anita or Churchill Downs for the Breeders Cup?
 Churchill Downs because you never know if a horse is going to hate it
 Santa Anita because the damn Europeans seem to clean up there
 They both equally stink up the joint.
 If you could handicap it wouldn't matter
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