Category Search - horse racing

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Eddie Anderson
actor, radio, tv, horse racing

Real/Birth Name:
Edmund Lincoln Anderson
Also Known As:
Eddie "Rochester" Anderson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
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.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6513 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio

Eddie Arcaro
horse racing

Real/Birth Name:
George Edward Arcaro
Gender:
Male
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.

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Steve Cauthen
horse racing

Real/Birth Name:
Steve Cauthen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
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Jockey. The first jockey to win over $6 million in a year. In 1978 he became the youngest jockey to win the U. S. Triple Crown.

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Michael C. Ciminella
relative, horse racing

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Charles Ciminella
Gender:
Male

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Marketing analyst for the horseracing industry.

Angel Cordero Jr.
horse racing

Real/Birth Name:
Angel Tomas Cordero Jr.
Also Known As:
Angel Cordero
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
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.

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Pat Day
horse racing

Real/Birth Name:
Patrick Alan Day
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
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.

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Eddie Delahoussaye
horse racing

Real/Birth Name:
Edward J. Delahoussaye
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
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.

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Earlie Fires
horse racing

Real/Birth Name:
Earlie Stancel Fires
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73, 22 days before his 74th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
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Brief Facts:

Jockey.

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Dick Francis
writer, horse racing, knighted

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Stanley Francis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
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
actor, horse racing, singer, Broadway, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
David Thomas Jones
Also Known As:
David Jones
Gender:
Male
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 The Monkees and TV show The Monkees. Song I'm a Believer. Broadway (and London) musical Oliver! with a Tony Award nomination.

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Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008 as a member of group The Monkees.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of group The Monkees.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6675 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a member of group The Monkees.

Julie Krone
horse racing

Real/Birth Name:
Julieann Louise Krone
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
57
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.

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Johnny Longden
horse racing

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

Jockey.

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Laffit Pincay
horse racing

Real/Birth Name:
Laffit Alejandro Pincay Jr.
Also Known As:
Laffit Pincay Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
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.

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Amanda Plummer
actor, horse racing, Tony Award, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Amanda Michael Plummer
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
63, 26 days before her 64th birthday
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
horse racing

Real/Birth Name:
John M. Pollard
Gender:
Male
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 Tobey Maguire in movie Seabiscuit.

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Willie Shoemaker
horse racing

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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Height:
4 feet 11 inches (149.86 cm)

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Jockey. Weight 95 pounds. Won 11 Triple Crown races during his career.

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Ron Turcotte
horse racing

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald Joseph Morel Turcotte
Nickname(s):
Ronnie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
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.

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Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt
accident, horse racing, hero

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
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father of
son of
grand uncle of
grand uncle of
first cousin of
great grandson of
son of
uncle 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
nephew of
first cousin of
first cousin once removed 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
horse racing

Real/Birth Name:
Muriel Vanderbilt
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
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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Relationships:

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
great niece of
second cousin of
great 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
daughter of
sister 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
business, horse racing, military

Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

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
first cousin of
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
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
horse racing

Real/Birth Name:
John R. Velazquez
Also Known As:
John R. Velazquez
Nickname(s):
Johnny V
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

As of 2014, the highest earning jockey in history. Kentucky Derby winner 2011 and 2017.

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Harry Payne Whitney
horse racing

Real/Birth Name:
Harry 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
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father 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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