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Phar Lap, Russell Baze, Barbara Jo Rubin - January 15th

Hall of Fame jockey Russell Baze won his ninth consecutive Isaac Murphy Award, given to the rider with the year's highest winning percentage. ~2004

 
Barbara Jo Rubin was named to ride in a race at Tropical Park. Thirteen male riders subsequently boycotted the race rather than compete against a female, and were fined $100 each. ~1969
 
Australian champion Phar Lap arrived in San Francisco. He was shipped by steamship to the U.S., en route to Agua Caliente in Mexico, where he was to make his North American racing debut in the March 20 Agua Caliente Handicap, the continent's then-richest race. ~1932

 

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