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The right horse won race

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Leave it to the horse to always bring us back. After a week of PETA video rehash and grumbling over seats and wager gouging and the cold greed of the corporation that runs Churchill Downs, the right horse won for everybody on Saturday. The sport couldn’t have asked for a more redemptive winner than California Chrome, trained by a 77-year-old who rode the rails with Swaps in 1955 and owned by two guys with the ...

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May 12, 2014
9:42 a.m.

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Didn't know Turcotte was still alive. I have a photo I took of Big Red a month before he died in Kentucky! Got it signed by Penny Tweedy, Ron, and Lucien Laurien!