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This Date in History

Man o' War, Curlin, Diane Crump, Dubai World Cup - March 29th

Man o' War, who would go on to win 20 of his 21 career starts, was foaled at Nursery Stud in Lexington, Ky. ~1917
 
The $4 million Dubai World Cup was rescheduled for April 3 after torrential rainstorms hit Nad Al Sheba racecourse. ~1997
 
Curlin, reigning 2007 Horse of the Year, wins the Dubai World Cup with a record-setting 7 ¾-length victory over Asiatic Boy. ~2008
 
Diane Crump became the first female jockey to win a stakes race when she took the Spring Fiesta Cup at the Fair Grounds aboard Easy Lime. ~1969
 
In observance of Man o' War's 21st birthday, the celebration was broadcast nationally via radio from Faraway Farm, where he stood at stud. ~1938

 

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