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Two equine greats added to Hoofprints Walk of Fame

Thoroughbred gelding Zaccio, shown during his racing career.
Thoroughbred gelding Zaccio, shown during his racing career.
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Racing in the New York Turf Writers Cup was the second-to-last thing on Ricky Hendriks’ mind Aug. 26, 1982 — riding on a powerful thoroughbred named Zaccio was the first. The 18-year-old exercise rider didn’t even expect to race that day until Zaccio’s usual rider suffered a broken arm during an earlier race. Famed trainer Burley Cocks entered Hendriks as a replacement at the last minute, allowing hardly any time for the young jockey to ...


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