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C.L. Rib communes with Hall of Fame jockey Richard Migliore of the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation.

Remembering C.L. Rib and his ‘monster moves’

“Don’t you worry,” the trainer said to the jockey. “He’s going to come from 35 lengths out of it, and he’ll be so far behind, but don’t give up. “He’ll start running at the top of the stretch — and he’ll come flying.” For nine years, stakes placed Ohio-bred C.L. Rib, or Ribby to his friends, put in performances on the track that brought fans to their feet and had announcers declaring, “Here comes C.L. Rib with a monster move!” He was the type of racehorse you not only wouldn’t forget, but he is still very much the topic of […]