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Remembering ... Waquoit

No wonder he was tough, his first 13 races came on the mean streets of Boston. Or at least eleven of them at Suffolk, and two more at nearby Rockingham Park. Waquoit was a warrior, and more than twenty years ago, I had the pleasure of seeing him run in person several times. Whether it was in person or on television, I always looked forward to seeing the rags to riches New Englander mix it up with a great group of handicap stars of the late eighties. I watched him develop from a nice allowance race in the minor leagues of Boston racing, into one of the best horses in the world. He had blazing speed and could carry it as far as you asked him. He was strong on fast tracks, but if the track came up sloppy, he was unbeatable...
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Barbara Livingston's gorgeous picture of him is posted on his obituary in Bloodhorse 2007. I sure wish I could post it on his page on HRN without getting in trouble. Anyone know how I could go about doing that?:)
With a heart to match.
Beautifully conformed gray.

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