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Cigar, Barbaro, Funny Cide, Kent Desormeaux - July 13th

Jockey Kent Desormeaux rode his first winner, a three-year-old filly named Miss Tavern, in the fifth race at Evangeline Downs. ~1986

 

Cigar tied Citation's record of 16 consecutive victories, winning the Citation Challenge at Arlington International Racecourse. ~1996

 

The condition of injured Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro took a turn for the worse when it was discovered that the colt has developed acute laminitis in his left hind foot. ~2006 
 
Funny Cide, winner of the 2003 Kentucky Derby, was retired. The popular New York bred gelding then began a second career as a stable pony. ~2007

 

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They were great horses
Has it really been 15 years already since Cigar won at Arlington?

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