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Pimlico Special
The Pimlico Special
Special
is a Grade 3 American thoroughbred horse race for horses age three and older over a distance of ​1 3⁄16 miles (9.5 furlongs) held at Pimlico Race Course
Pimlico Race Course
in Baltimore, Maryland
Maryland
in mid May. The race is currently offers a purse of $300,000.Contents1 History 2 Records 3 Winners of the Pimlico Special
Special
since 1937 4 See also 5 ReferencesHistory[edit] The Pimlico Special
Special
was first run in 1937 and was won by that year's U.S. Triple Crown winner War Admiral
War Admiral
who went on to be voted the American Horse of the Year. In 1938, the Pimlico Special
Special
was host to one of American racing's historic moments when Seabiscuit
Seabiscuit
defeated War Admiral in a much anticipated match race
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Eddie Arcaro
George Edward Arcaro (February 19, 1916 – November 14, 1997), known professionally as Eddie Arcaro, was an American Thoroughbred horse racing Hall of Fame jockey who won more American classic races than any other jockey in history and is the only rider to have won the U.S. Triple Crown twice. He is widely regarded as the greatest jockey in the history of American Thoroughbred horse racing. Arcaro was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of an impoverished taxi driver. His parents, Pasquale and Josephine, were Italian immigrants and his father held a number of jobs, including taxi driver and operator of an illegal liquor enterprise during Prohibition. Arcaro was born prematurely, and weighed just three pounds at birth; because of this, he was smaller than his classmates and was rejected when he tried out for a spot on a baseball team
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Horse Trainer
A horse trainer is a person who tends to horses and teaches them different disciplines.[1][2] Some of the responsibilities trainers have are caring for the animals’ physical needs, as well as teaching them submissive behaviors and/or coaching them for events, which may include contests and other riding purposes.[3] The level of education and the yearly salary they can earn for this profession may differ depending on where the person is employed.[1][2][3][4][5]Contents1 History 2 Responsibilities 3 Education and Training 4 Salary 5 Controversies 6 See also 7 References 8 External linksHistory[edit] See also: Domestication of the horse Horse domestication by the Botai culture in
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Jockey
A jockey is someone who rides horses in horse racing or steeplechase racing, primarily as a profession. The word also applies to camel riders in camel racing.Contents1 Etymology 2 Physical characteristics 3 Role 4 Racing colors 5 Awards 6 Risk factors 7 Women jockeys7.1 Australia and New Zealand 7.2 Great Britain and Ireland 7.3 United States and Canada8 Robot jockeys 9 See also 10 References 11 External linksEtymology[edit] The word is by origin a diminutive of "jock", the Northern English or Scots colloquial equivalent of the first name "John," which is also used generically for "boy, or fellow" (compare "Jack", "Dick"), at least since 1529. A familiar instance of the use of the word as a name is in " Jockey
Jockey
of Norfolk" in Shakespeare's Richard
Richard
III. v
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Calumet Farm
Calumet Farm
Farm
is a 762-acre (3.08 km2) Thoroughbred
Thoroughbred
breeding and training farm established in 1924 in Lexington, Kentucky, United States by William Monroe Wright, founding owner of the Calumet Baking Powder Company. Calumet is located in the heart of the Bluegrass, a well-known horse breeding region. Calumet Farm
Farm
has a record history of Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
and Triple Crown winners and throughout its history of over 87 years, it has produced some of the greatest Thoroughbred horses of all time. History[edit] Though Calumet was initially based in Libertyville, Illinois, the more favorable climate of Kentucky made it a better place for a horse farm and led to W. M. Wright acquiring the land and relocating his Standardbred
Standardbred
breeding operation
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Maryland
Motto(s): Fatti maschii, parole femine (English: Strong Deeds, Gentle Words)[3] The Latin text encircling the seal: Scuto bonæ voluntatis tuæ coronasti nos (With favor Wilt Thou Compass Us as with a Shield) Psalm 5:12[4]State song(s): "Maryland, My Maryland"Official language None (English, de facto)Demonym MarylanderCapital AnnapolisLargest city BaltimoreLargest metro Baltimore- Washington Metro
Washington Metro
AreaArea Ranked 42nd • Total 12,407 sq mi (32,133 km2) • Width 196 miles (315 k
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Javier Castellano
American Classics / Breeders' Cup: Preakness Stakes
Preakness Stakes
(2006, 2017) Kentucky Oaks
Kentucky Oaks
(2016)
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Armed
Armed (May, 1941–1964) was an American Thoroughbred
Thoroughbred
gelding race horse who was the American Horse of the Year in 1947 and Champion Older Male Horse in both 1946 and 1947. He was inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame
National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame
in 1963.Contents1 Background 2 Racing career 3 Retirement and death 4 References 5 External linksBackground[edit] Armed was sired by the great stakes winner Bull Lea, the sire of Citation. His dam was Armful, whose sire was Belmont Stakes
Belmont Stakes
winner Chance Shot and whose grandsire was the great Fair Play. Besides being small for his age and very headstrong, Armed had the habits of biting and kicking hay out of his handler's pitchfork. Since he was also practically untrainable, his trainer, Ben A
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Jimmy Jerkens
Astarita Stakes (1997, 1999) Humana Distaff Handicap (2002) Brooklyn Handicap
Brooklyn Handicap
(2003, 2016)
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Stronach Stables
Stronach Stables is the North American racing arm of Thoroughbred horse racing owner and breeder, Frank Stronach, who also owns the horse breeding operation Adena Springs. Stronach is also the CEO of the Stronach Group which owns racetracks that include Santa Anita Park, Gulfstream Park, Pimlico Race Course
Pimlico Race Course
and Laurel Park The Stronach racing operation has owned and raced notable Thoroughbreds Glorious Song, Touch Gold and Giacomo in partnership with others. Among Stonach wholly owned horses, Ghostzapper won several major races including the 2004 Breeders' Cup Classic, was voted the Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year, and named the World's Top Ranked Horse for 2004. In Canada, Frank Stronach/ Stronach Stables has won the Sovereign Award for Outstanding Owner nine times
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Julien Leparoux
Breeders' Cup
Breeders' Cup
wins: Breeders' Cup
Breeders' Cup
Juvenile Turf (2007)
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John C. Oxley
John C. Oxley, a.k.a. "Jack", (born 1937) is an American oilman, horse breeder and polo player.[1]Contents1 Biography1.1 Early life 1.2 Polo 1.3 Thoroughbred
Thoroughbred
breeding 1.4 Philanthropy2 ReferencesBiography[edit] Early life[edit] John C. Oxley was born on January 24, 1937 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. His father was John T. Oxley, a polo player.[2] Polo[edit] A five-goal player, he won U.S
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Todd Pletcher
Todd Pletcher
Todd Pletcher
(born June 26, 1967 in Dallas, Texas) is an American thoroughbred horse trainer. He won the Eclipse Award seven times as Trainer of the Year, four of these in consecutive years. His horses Super Saver (2010) and Always Dreaming
Always Dreaming
(2017) won the Kentucky Derby. He also won the Belmont Stakes
Belmont Stakes
with Rags to Riches (2007), Palace Malice (2013) and Tapwrit (2017).Contents1 Career 2 Honours 3 Personal life 4 References 5 External linksCareer[edit] Pletcher began working for his father, Jake, as a hot walker at the age of seven
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Cigar
A cigar is a rolled bundle of dried and fermented tobacco leaves made to be smoked. They are produced in a wide variety of sizes and shapes. Since the 20th century, almost all cigars are made up of three distinct components: the filler, the binder leaf which holds the filler together, and a wrapper leaf. Often the cigar will have band printed with the cigar manufacturer's logo. Cigar
Cigar
tobacco is grown in significant quantities primarily in Central America and the islands of the Caribbean, including Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Panama, and Puerto Rico; it is also produced in the Eastern United States, the Mediterranean countries of Italy
Italy
and Spain
Spain
(in the Canary Islands), and in Indonesia and the Philippines of Southeast Asia. The origins of cigar smoking are still unknown
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WinStar Farm
WinStar Farm
WinStar Farm
is an American Thoroughbred
Thoroughbred
horse breeding and racing farm near Versailles, Kentucky. It stands several notable stallions, including Tiznow, Distorted Humor
Distorted Humor
and Pioneerof the Nile, sire of American Pharoah. It has also raced several notable horses, including Super Saver, winner of the 2010 Kentucky Derby; Drosselmeyer, winner of the 2010 Belmont Stakes; and Creator, winner of the 2016 Belmont Stakes
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Mike E. Smith
American Classics wins: Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby
(2005) Preakness Stakes
Preakness Stakes
(1993)
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