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Gentleman Mac Benson Takes An Early Retirement

Mac Benson retired from the world of horse racing at just 80 years of age following the end of the 2010 Woodbine campaign. In the early 1940s, while fighter planes circled the skies in Europe, a younger Mac dreamed of speeding in circles on the back of feisty thoroughbreds.

“We had a few old horses when I was a kid and the bug just really bit me hard,” recalls Benson of his childhood in Wilmington, Delaware...
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