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A Great Horse, Stable Call It Quits

BY JIM WELLS It was past seven o’clock Saturday evening when a horse entered the winner’s circle with a blanket of 99 roses on its back. He was still glistening with perspiration, having just run a mile and three-eighths on a warm day. There was symbolism; there was irony, and there was the end of […]

Aroney Evokes Racing Nostalgia

The moment passed without fanfare or celebration beyond the most perfunctory of acknowledgement, a picture in the winner’s circle without even the horse’s owners present. Then again, this was a testament to someone else altogether, a former owner who had a prominent part in Minnesota and U.S. racing history. It was a special moment tinged […]