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Bobby Frankel, Pimlico Special - November 16th

Hall of Fame trainer Bobby Frankel died at the age of 68 in Pacific Palisades, CA after a long battle with lymphoma. ~2009

 

The Pimlico Special, then a winner-take-all $15,000 contest, became the first race to be televised nationally. The winner was C.T. Chenery's Bryan G. ~1951

 

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