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Famed jockey Johnny Longden dies

BANNING, Calif., Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Hall of Fame jockey Johnny Longden, who won the Triple Crown in 1943 aboard Count Fleet as part of a remarkable 40-year career, died Friday on his 96th birthday

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Roundup of the weekend's Grade I Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

The Vegas Guy: Aqueduct Race Track

OZONE PARK,QUEENS, N.Y., Dec. 18 (UPI) -- It's a full hour before post time, and I'm alone by the Aqueduct paddock on a chilly gray New York morning. A blanket of fog hangs over the infield lagoons, the
JOE BOB BRIGGS

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of the top stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
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William Lee Shoemaker (August 19, 1931 – October 12, 2003) was an American jockey.

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