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A Starter’s Nightmare

[caption id="attachment_19184" align="alignright" width="1000"] Buster Jeffrey at the ASD gate, circa 1970.[/caption] by Bob Gates The place? Old Polo Park Racetrack, right here in River City. The date? Thursday, June 16, 1955. The occasion? One of the strangest days in the history of local horse racing. They had finished four of the seven races that…
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Wendell Holmes Mustard, a kind (horse) man who loved life

  [caption id="attachment_2151" align="alignright" width="270" caption="Wendell Holmes Mustard circa 1918"][/caption] War veteran always had a special place in his heart for horses by Bob Wendell Holmes Mustard was born near Gladstone, Manitoba on January 23, 1896 to Hugh and Catherine Mustard. He was destined to take over the family farm, but WWI would come first.…
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