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Milwaukee Brew at Monmouth Park
WAX2000080202 - 02 AUGUST 2000 - MONMOUTH PARK, NEW JERSEY: Ohio Derby Champion Milwaukee Brew gets a refreshing bath from groom Alfredo Ramos after a morning gallop at Monmouth Park. The Canadian invader, who is owned by Industrialist Frank Stronach, will compete in Sunday's (8/6) $1,000,000. Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park. cc/EQUI-PHOTO/Bill Denver UPI .
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Frank Stronach, CM (born 6 September 1932) is an Austrian-Canadian businessman. He is the founder of Magna International, an international automotive parts company based in Aurora, Ontario, Canada, and Magna Entertainment Corp., which specializes in horse-racing entertainment.

Born as Franz Strohsack in the small town of Kleinsemmering, Styria, Austria to working-class parents, Stronach's childhood was marked by the Great Depression and the Second World War. At the age of 14, he left school to apprentice as a tool and die maker. In 1954, he arrived in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and later moved to the province of Ontario. He currently resides in Oberwaltersdorf, Austria and Aurora, Ontario.

He married Elfriede Sallmutter, also from Austria originally. They have two children: Belinda Stronach, a former Liberal (and previously Conservative) MP and former CEO of Magna, and Andrew Stronach, who is involved in thoroughbred horse racing, via the Adena Springs Farms breeding operations.

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