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At 26, Train Robbery embodies racing’s heyday
By Susan Salk on March 1, 2013
Alydar, the famous Calumet Farms stallion who won nearly a million dollars, and fathered successful offspring, lives on in his 26-year-old daughter, Train Robbery, a talent in her own right who stands in Martha Murdock’s paddock like a faded flag of bygone nobility. Now, looking into her large, liquid eyes Murdock sees back in time, to when D. Wayne Lukas trained the very best, and great farms like Calumet and Overbrook produced exquisite racehorses. To think of it now still gives her goose bumps. “When I look at Train Robbery, I see all of that. I see the heyday or […]
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