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Tennis heir finds joy in horse racing

After varied career, Budge finds a home here

Jeffrey Donald Budge plays tennis at SPA State Park on August 4, 2013.
Photographer: Stacey Lauren-Kennedy
Jeffrey Donald Budge plays tennis at SPA State Park on August 4, 2013.
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Jeff Budge would have loved being around in 1938. People had a lot on their minds 75 years ago, especially during the third week of September. On the political front, Hitler and Chamberlain were negotiating in the Bavarian Alps. In the sports world, horse racing fans, which then included just about everybody, were waiting for Charles Howard and Samuel Riddle, owners of Seabiscuit and War Admiral, respectively, to finalize their plans for a much-anticipated challenge ...

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