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Eddie Anderson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Edmund Lincoln Anderson
Also Known As:
Eddie "Rochester" Anderson
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Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
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Role of:on radio and TV show:Movie:Known for raspy voice. Owned race horse Burnt Cork.
National Radio Hall of Fame 2001.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6513 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.

Eddie Arcaro

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Edward Arcaro
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
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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. Spokesman for Buick commercials.
National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame 1958.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Michael C. Ciminella

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Michael Charles Ciminella

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father of
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Marketing analyst for the horseracing industry.

Angel Cordero Jr.

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Angel Tomas Cordero Jr.
Also Known As:
Angel Cordero
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
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Brief Facts:

Jockey. Won all three of the American Classic Races.
National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame 1988.
Nassau County Sports Hall of Fame 2001.
Multi-Ethnic Sports Hall of Fame 2010.

Eddie Delahoussaye

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Edward J. Delahoussaye
Birth Date:
Age today:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
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Jockey. Won the Kentucky Derby in two consecutive years.
National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame 1993.
Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 2002.

Earlie Fires

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Earlie Stancel Fires
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
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Jockey.
National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame 2001.
Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame 2007.

Dick Francis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Richard Stanley Francis
Birth Date:
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Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
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Awarded CBE in 2000. Former jockey. Writes novels about involving horse racing.
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Davy Jones

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
David Thomas Jones
Also Known As:
David Jones
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
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Group:and TV show:Song:Broadway (and London) musical:with a Tony Award nomination.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008 as a member of The Monkees.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of The Monkees.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6675 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of The Monkees for contributions to the recording industry.

Julie Krone

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Julieann Louise Krone
Birth Date:
Age today:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
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The first female jockey to win a Triple Crown race at the Belmont Stakes in 1993.
National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame 2000.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 2005.
National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame 1999.

Johnny Longden

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Eric Longden
Nickname(s):
The Pumper
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96, his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
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Jockey.
Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1985.
National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame 1958.
Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame 1976.

Laffit Pincay

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Laffit Alejandro Pincay Jr.
Also Known As:
Laffit Pincay Jr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
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Jockey. Won three consecutive Belmont Stakes between 1982 and 1984.
National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame 1975.

Amanda Plummer

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Amanda Michael Plummer
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
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daughter of
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Tony Award won for part in play:Plays:

Red Pollard

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John M. Pollard
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
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Canadian thoroughbred horse racing jockey, famed for riding Seabiscuit.
Portrayed by:in movie:Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame 1982.

Willie Shoemaker

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Lee Shoemaker
Also Known As:
Bill Shoemaker
Nickname(s):
The Shoe
Birth Date:
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Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
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Jockey. Height 4' 11", weight 95 pounds. Won 11 Triple Crown races during his career.
National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame 1958.
Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2003.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Ron Turcotte

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ronald Joseph Morel Turcotte
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
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Best known as the jockey for U.S. Triple Crown winner Secretariat in 1973. Career wins: 3,032. Disabled in a track accident.
National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame 1979.
New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame.
Canada's Sports Hall of Fame 1980.

Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt
Birth Date:
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Age at Death:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
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father of
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first cousin of
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younger brother of
Younger than Gertrude Whitney by 2 years.
brother of
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first cousin once removed of
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Older than Reginald Vanderbilt by 2 or 3 years.
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Died when The "Lusitania" was sunk by the Germans 1915 - could not swim. Helped others on lifeboats, gave his life jacket to a young mother with a child. Considered a hero.

Muriel Vanderbilt

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Muriel Vanderbilt
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Age at Death:
80, 28 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
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second cousin of
first cousin once removed of
granddaughter of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
niece of
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first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
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Involved in horse racing. Desert Vixen was the most famous horse she ever owned and bred.

Alfred G. Vanderbilt II

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
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son of
grandson of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
great great grandson of
grandson of
grand nephew of
nephew of
nephew of
first cousin of
first cousin once removed of
great grandson of
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nephew of
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Captain of a PT boat in the South Pacific in Word War II. President of Belmont Racetrack. Owner of famed horse Native Dancer.

John Velazquez

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John R. Velazquez
Also Known As:
John R. Velazquez
Nickname(s):
Johnny V
Birth Date:
Age today:
45, 3 days before his 46th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
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As of 2014, the highest earning jockey in history. Kentucky Derby winner 2011 and 2017.
Horse Racing Hall of Fame 2012.
Puerto Rico Horse Racing Hall of Fame 2006.
National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame 2012.

Harry Whitney

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Harry Payne Whitney
Also Known As:
Henry Payne Whitney
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
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Relationships:

son of
husband of
Gertrude Whitney, until he died.
Older than Gertrude Whitney by 2 years.
son of

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Brief Facts:

Thoroughbred horse raising - his horses were winners at Triple Crown races.
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