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Did a side bet lead to horse racing's first Triple Crown winner?

HORSE RACING LEGEND: A side bet inadvertently led to the first American Triple Crown winner in horse racing history.

Due to his being a character on the popular HBO program, Boardwalk Empire, early 20th Century mobster Arnold Rothstein has become a well-known name again (not that he ever was obscure, of course). However known or unknown he was by the general public, though, he has always been a bit of a legend in the world of sports gambling. 
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