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Exterminator, Secretariat, Angle Light, Sham - April 21st

Tim Smith was named Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association. ~1998
 
Eight-year-old Exterminator won his 34th stakes victory, the Philadelphia Handicap at Havre de Grace, setting an American record. ~1923
 
In a surprising defeat, Secretariat finished third to stablemate Angle Light and runner-up Sham in the Wood Memorial Stakes at Aqueduct, his last start before sweeping the Triple Crown. The following day, Secretariat was found to have had an abscess in his mouth, which May have caused him discomfort while racing. ~1973

 

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