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This Date in History

Secretariat, Bill Shoemaker, El Lobo, Featherfoot - October 22nd

Jockey Bill Shoemaker won the 5,000th victory of his career aboard Slapstick at Aqueduct Race Track. ~1964
 
Secretariat was flown to Woodbine Racecourse, where he would compete in his final career race, the Canadian International Championship Stakes. ~1973
 
A rare triple dead-heat for first took place at Mexico's Agua Caliente in the eighth race. Stormsorno, Chance Speed and Beaufair were the three winners. ~1955
 
El Lobo and Featherfoot became the first Thoroughbreds to be transported by airplane. They were flown from Los Angeles to San Mateo in a twin-engine Budd transport plane piloted by Maj. William Hoelle of the Flying Tiger Line, who landed the plane in the parking area at Bay Meadows. On Oct. 27, El Lobo won the Burlingame Handicap at Bay Meadows, proving that horses could fly (and win). ~1945

 

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