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Galloping Ghost

By Ray Paulick - Nearing $1 million in earnings, Chindi's days as a runner may be numbered, but they aren't over yet.

People's Horses

By Bud Lamoreaux -- Funny Cide can give racing an ingredient that has been lacking for 25 years.

Here and There

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Secretariat, Suffolk Downs featured on 'Woodie's World'...New Jersey breeders elect officers...National Museum of Racing hosts Horses for the Holidays...Calder's Fan Appreciation Day is Dec. 14.

Broun's Essays Return to ESPN Classic

The essays of Heywood Hale Broun, a colorful voice of the Triple Crown for CBS, are coming back to television in a new 13-week series called Woodie's World on ESPN Classic, debuting Oct. 31 at 7 p.m.

Bard of Racing

By Bud Lamoreaux -- It's time to start the drums rolling for the most memorable broadcaster ever to do a Triple Crown race, the late Heywood Hale Broun. Surely there is a place for a shrine to him, be it Churchill Downs, Keeneland, or Saratoga.

Remember Me

By Bud Lamoreaux -- A few years ago, Heywood Hale Broun sent a pamphlet to his friends entitled Remember Me. It was, of course, a brilliant essay about life being too fast and people being caught up in personal success rather than good deeds.

Broun Tribute to Air on Sunday

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CBS News' "Sunday Morning" show, hosted by Charles Osgood, will include a tribute to Heywood Hale Broun Sept. 9. The television commentator, author, and longtime Thoroughbred owner, died Wednesday after a short illness. He was 83.

Heywood Hale "Woody" Broun Dead

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Heywood Hale "Woody" Broun, who for years covered the Kentucky Derby on television for CBS and ABC, died Wednesday at Kingston Hospital in Kingston, N.Y. Broun, best known for his multi-colored sports jackets and his observations on horse racing, was 83.

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