Tag Archives: Scarlet Rich

Nathan “Nick” Block — Owner, Trainer, Philanthropist

[caption id="attachment_8622" align="alignright" width="1024"] Nick Block's Scarlet Rich wins the River Park Handicap at ASD in 1979.[/caption] by Bob Gates Owner, trainer, philanthropist. Now there are three words you don't usually see together, at least not in the world of horseracing in this part of the country. Owner, trainer – sure. But philanthropist? And then…
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Horses made jockey Jimmy Anderson whole

[caption id="attachment_7623" align="alignnone" width="780"] Jimmy Anderson wins the River Park Handicap aboard Island Fling. Sept. 4, 1978.[/caption] by Bob Gates When Sir Winston Churchill said that "there's something about the outside of a horse that's good for the inside of a man" it was like he knew Jimmy Anderson. James E. Anderson was the son…
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