Shoemaker Tributes

Bill Shoemaker will be honored with a memorial service next Tuesday at Santa Anita. Beyond obituaries, here are some writers' thoughts on his life and work.

Washington Post: When the Shoe Fit You Only Get One Guess Who Won

Los Angeles Daily News: At the track, he'll always be revered as hero

Los Angeles Times: Horse Racing Loses a Legend and Friend

Florida Sun-Sentinel: Out of saddle, life turned sour for Shoemaker

Chicago-Sun Times: From humble beginnings, 'Shoe' became the best