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Trainer Frank Passero Dies at Age 77

Frank Passero Jr., who saddled a record 14 consecutive winners at Gulfstream Park in 1996, died Nov. 30 in Toronto. He was 77.


Based at Canada’s Woodbine Racecourse for most of his career, Passero had a record 89 wins during the 1995 Woodbine meet and also was leading trainer at the Canadian track in 1981 (autumn meet) and 1992. He also recorded five Ontario training championships, including titles at Greenwood and Fort Erie, in 1981, 1982, 1988, 1992 and 1995...

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John Passero is in the Canadian T=bred hall of fame but not this fellow
Not sure how many people remember when this guy won 14 straight at Gulfstream back in 1996. The funny thing was, that when it was fully explained what he was doing or using, he was essentially using a cayenne pepper substance on the horse's ass. Now that would make me run fast, I would have to say! If I recall, even Jay Leno made fun of that. Another great racing moment.

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