Frank Charney

Frank Charney's Sunday Postcard

Horse Races of possible interest

1957 Kentucky Derby which Blacklick Township native Bill Hartack won and in which Willie Shoemaker blundered. Hartack won in 1957, 1964, and 1969 against famous jockies like Eddie Arcaro and Willie Shoemaker. He also won in 1960 and 1962 for a total of five wins. Double-click the Play control > to start the video.

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http://www.kentuckyderby.com/2006/derby_history/derby_charts/videos/1957.html

 

1969 Kentucky Derby with Hartack the winner, his fifth and final Kentucky Derby win. Double-click the Play control > to start the video.

 

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2i871XZYFoE&feature=related

Click here for the post about Hartack's death and links to other Home Page sites about him.

— Frank Charney

 

This day in history

1759: George Washington married Martha Dandridge Custis, a widow with two children.

1878: Writer and poet Carl Sandbueg was born.

1912: New Mexico became the 47th state.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sixth Grade at Wagner School, 1948
Valley video page updated


Complete index of Jon Kennedy's Jonal articles


Today's chuckle

The man who is forever criticizing his wife's judgment never seems to question her choice of a husband.


Thought for today

I am no athlete, but at one sport I used to be an expert. It was a dangerous game called "jumping to conclusions."

— Eddie Cantor


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