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Thank John Gaines for Breeders’ Cup

Thank John Gaines for Breeders’ Cup

| November 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

A month before the 1982 Kentucky Derby, a visionary thoroughbred owner and breeder, the late John R. Gaines of Lexington, made a low-key suggestion during a speech in Louisville that has turned out to be the greatest influence on horse racing since the Kentucky Derby and the Triple Crown. I was in the audience when [...]

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