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Spectacular Bid - January 5th

Spectacular Bid began his undefeated four year old season winning the Malibu Stakes by five lengths at Santa Anita. The gray colt finished his 1980 campaign a perfect nine-for-nine. ~1980
 
A bill permitting off-track betting was introduced in the New York State Assembly. Over the next several decades, a series of bills would be introduced in favor of OTB, which finally gained legal sanction in New York in 1970. ~1944

 

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