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Arcaro dies

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 16 November, 1997, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 16 November, 1997, 12:00am

HALL of Famer Eddie Arcaro, one of the greatest thoroughbred jockeys of all-time and the only man to guide two horses to the US Triple Crown, died on Friday at his home in Florida. He was 81.

Arcaro, nicknamed 'The Master', won 4,779 races since he started in 1931. He enjoyed a long career that lasted more than four decades.


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