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Linda Rice, Bill Shoemaker - September 7th

Linda Rice became the first female trainer to win the trainer’s title at Saratoga. She registered 20 wins, one more than Todd Pletcher. Linda Rice became the first female trainer to win the trainer’s title at Saratoga. She registered 20 wins, one more than Todd Pletcher. ~2009
 
Bill Shoemaker boots home a filly named Dares J on September 7, 1970 at Del Mar and surpasses John Longden as the winningest rider of all time. Longden is there for the occasion and greets Shoe in the winner's circle after victory No. 6,033. ~1970

 

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