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Best Pal Was All Heart

A little perspective on the induction of Best Pal into the National Museum of Racing’s Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., on Friday:

It is entirely comparable to Ted Williams in the baseball hall, Marcus Allen in football and Bill Walton in basketball. Only this superior San Diego County-born athlete with a big heart and a strong will to win weighed around 1,000 pounds, could run 30-40 mph and had four legs.

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