Toledo native Leonard Fruchtman, who raced Preakness winner Bally Ache, died at age 86.
Trainer Dale Baird, who has won more than 9,400 races, was killed when his SUV crossed the median on I-70 in Indiana the evening of Dec. 23.
South Florida training stalwart Frank Gomez died Dec. 23 at his home in Pembroke Pines, Fla. He was 78.
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