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Nearco, Chris McCarron, Lucien Laurin, Sandy Hawley - June 26th

Nearco ended his career a perfect 14-for-14 by winning the Grand Prix de Paris at Longchamp. ~1938
 
Jockey Sandy Hawley won his 5,000th career race, aboard Mighty Massa, at Canterbury Downs. ~1986
 
Hall of Fame trainer Lucien Laurin, conditioner of 1973 Triple Crown winner Secretariat, died at the age of 88. ~2000
 
Jockey Dave Gall became the eighth rider in history to ride 6,000 winners when he rode Nana's Nice Boy to victory at Fairmount Park. ~1992
 
Jockey Chris McCarron rode his 6,000th career winner, Andestine, in the Milady Handicap at Hollywood Park. He was the 11th rider to reach 6,000 and the third-youngest, behind Bill Shoemaker and Laffit Pincay Jr. ~1994

 

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