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 Post subject: 67 years ago, Bill Boland, Hall of Fame jockey
PostPosted: Fri May 05, 2017 10:17 am 
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was the rider on Middleground, the Derby winner for King Ranch. Eddie Arcaro turned the mount down. He went on to win the Belmont
after a troubled Preakness. The Derby went in 2:01 and change. Bill and Sandy reside in Florida, he's an avid golfer.


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 Post subject: Re: 67 years ago, Bill Boland, Hall of Fame jockey
PostPosted: Fri May 05, 2017 10:36 am 
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And I bet millions of of people were listening to Clem McCarthy's race call on the radio.

And on this day in 1973 I backed SHAM to win the Derby. He broke the track record that day but so did the bum who beat him, SECRETARIAT.

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 Post subject: Re: 67 years ago, Bill Boland, Hall of Fame jockey
PostPosted: Fri May 05, 2017 10:41 am 
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SHAM came out of California as a well regarded horse, and was.


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