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Eddie Anderson

Real/Birth Name:
Edmund Lincoln Anderson
Also Known As:
Eddie "Rochester" Anderson
Gender:
Male
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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 Rochester van Jones on radio and TV show The Jack Benny Program. Movie Gone with the Wind. 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.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Eddie Arcaro

Real/Birth Name:
George Edward Arcaro
Gender:
Male
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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. Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame 1987.

Michael C. Ciminella

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Charles Ciminella
Gender:
Male

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Marketing analyst for the horseracing industry.

Angel Cordero Jr.

Real/Birth Name:
Angel Tomas Cordero Jr.
Also Known As:
Angel Cordero
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
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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.

Pat Day

Real/Birth Name:
Patrick Alan Day
Gender:
Male
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Age today:
65, 34 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
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Jockey, all-time leading rider at Churchill Downs. Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1999. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 2001. National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame 1991.

Eddie Delahoussaye

Real/Birth Name:
Edward J. Delahoussaye
Gender:
Male
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Age today:
67
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

Real/Birth Name:
Earlie Stancel Fires
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
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

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Stanley Francis
Gender:
Male
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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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Appointed CBE in 2000. Former jockey. Writes novels about involving horse racing. Books Whip Hand, Dead Cert, Odds Against

Davy Jones

Real/Birth Name:
David Thomas Jones
Also Known As:
David Jones
Gender:
Male
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Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
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Group The Monkees and TV show The Monkees. Song I'm a Believer. Broadway (and London) musical Oliver! 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 band: The Monkees for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Julie Krone

Real/Birth Name:
Julieann Louise Krone
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
55
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. National Women's Hall of Fame.

Johnny Longden

Real/Birth Name:
John Eric Longden
Nickname(s):
The Pumper
Gender:
Male
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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

Real/Birth Name:
Laffit Alejandro Pincay Jr.
Also Known As:
Laffit Pincay Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
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

Real/Birth Name:
Amanda Michael Plummer
Gender:
Female
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Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
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Tony Award won for part in play Agnes of God. Plays Pygmalion, A Taste of Honey, The Glass Menagerie

Red Pollard

Real/Birth Name:
John M. Pollard
Gender:
Male
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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 Tobey Maguire in movie Seabiscuit. Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame 1982.

Willie Shoemaker

Real/Birth Name:
William Lee Shoemaker
Also Known As:
Bill Shoemaker
Nickname(s):
The Shoe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
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

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald Joseph Morel Turcotte
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
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

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt
Gender:
Male
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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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great uncle of
great uncle of
first cousin of
great grandson of
son of
nephew of
younger brother of
Younger than Gertrude Whitney by 2 years.
brother of
uncle of
first cousin of
grandson of
first cousin once removed of
brother of
Older than Reginald Vanderbilt by 2 or 3 years.
grandson of
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first cousin of
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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

Real/Birth Name:
Muriel Vanderbilt
Gender:
Female
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Death Date:
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
great great granddaughter of
grand niece of
grand niece of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin of
niece of
great granddaughter of
first cousin once removed of
daughter of
great granddaughter of
granddaughter 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

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt Jr.
Gender:
Male
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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
second cousin of
nephew of
great grandson of
grand nephew of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin 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

Real/Birth Name:
John R. Velazquez
Also Known As:
John R. Velazquez
Nickname(s):
Johnny V
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
46, 8 days before his 47th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
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Brief Facts:

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

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Payne Whitney
Also Known As:
Henry Payne Whitney
Gender:
Male
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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son of
husband of
Gertrude Whitney, until he died.
Older than Gertrude Whitney by 2 years.
son of

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