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This Date in History

Rachel, Nijinsky II, Angel Cordero Jr., Kent Desormeaux - October 17th

Hall of Fame jockey Angel Cordero Jr. rode his 7,000th victory aboard Dont Cross the Law at Belmont Park. ~1991
 
Rachel Alexandra won an allowance race, beating Argyle Pink by 3 lengths over Keeneland's synthetic surface. ~2008
 
Nijinsky II ended his career finishing second in the Champion Stakes at Newmarket. In 13 races he won 11 times and finished second twice. ~1970
 
Kent Desormeaux made his Maryland debut, in the fourth race, at Laurel Racecourse, Laurel, Md., aboard Shonda's Shickels. He finished second, but was disqualified for interference and placed fourth. ~1986

 

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