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Daelin and Ben

Misquote proves ’em wrong, is no mistake

On the Canadian track where the little bay racehorse tried his best for those who wished he would win, he rarely put a foot right. It didn’t take long before folks around the Ft. Erie track began to joke about his performance, and turned his Jockey Club name, Misquote, into a derisive nickname, “Mistake.” In 32 starts, he crossed the finish line only once as a winner. And, in just two others, hit the board with a second or third-place showing. It wasn’t until he had been retired from racing, and left to grow his hair long, that someone with […]