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This Date in History

Allen Paulson, Gary Stevens, Northern Dancer - July 18th

Allen Paulson, owner and breeder of Cigar, died in La Jolla, Calif. after a long
battle with cancer. He was 78. ~2000
 
Garden State Park officially opened. A crowd of 31,682 welcomed the return of
racing to New Jersey after a 49-year absence. ~1942
 
Jockey Gary Stevens topped $100 million in purse earnings after winning the seventh race at Hollywood Park aboard Don't Presume (GB). ~1993
        
The last Northern Dancer foal to be sold at public auction, later named Northern Park, was purchased by Zenya Yoshida for $2.8 million.  In 30 starts over four years in France, Northern Park compiled a 4-7-4 record. ~1989

 

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