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A Look Back At Clyde Van Dusen, A Tiny Gelding With Magic Shoes

After the finish of the 1929 Kentucky Derby, a stunned and rain soaked Col. E.R. Bradley told reporters the race had crowned the worst Derby winner in 20 years. Bradley’s highly accomplished Blue Larkspur had fallen to a horse so little and unfortunate-looking, his trainer had warned his jockey about the dangers of judging a […]

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Thompson, Wilfong Inducted Into Indiana Horse Racing Hall Of Fame

Two extraordinary men were recently inducted into the Indiana Horse Racing Association, Inc. Hall of Fame during a special presentation held at the Columbia Club in downtown Indianapolis Monday, Oct. 26. The Honorable Dick Thompson, former senator and instrumental in developing and implementing the gaming and horse racing bill in Indiana, and Ralph Wilfong, who […]

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