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Robert Joseph Franklin, the quiet man from Iowa

[caption id="attachment_3305" align="alignright" width="270"] Bob Franklin. Good for horse racing.[/caption] by Bob Bob Franklin was only 72 when he was called to heaven's backstretch on May 1, 1990, but he crammed a lot of living into his time on this earth. Much of it at Assiniboia Downs. Bob was a simple, quiet, black man from…
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