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Citation, Honest Pleasure, Ogden Phipps - April 22nd

Citation won his first race by 1/2-length at Havre de Grace. ~1947
 
Governor Nelson Rockefeller signed into law a bill allowing off-track betting in New York. ~1970
 
After winning the Florida Derby at odds of 1-20, Honest Pleasure ran in the Blue Grass Stakes as the 1-10 favorite. Only win wagering was allowed on the seven-horse field. Honest Pleasure won, creating a minus win pool of $41,876.20. ~1973
 
Ogden Phipps, philanthropist and Thoroughbred owner and breeder, died at age 93 after a short illness. Winner of an Eclipse Award as outstanding owner and breeder in 1988 and again as outstanding owner in 1989, Phipps won nearly every major stakes race on the East Coast as an owner or breeder. ~2002

 

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