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The Greatest Trainer

In 1989, the horse owned by Jackie Bancroft Spencer Morgan won the richest quarter horse race, The All American Futurity, paying her one million dollars. The horse was Strawberry Silk and the trainer was Jack Brooks. Jack Brooks was and is the greatest quarter horse trainer ever. It is next...

Hugh Bancroft

Hugh Bancroft was an interesting man. Born in Boston with a silver spoon in his mouth, one would quickly view him as the epitome of success. He graduated from Harvard in 1897, at 17. His father, a major general of the Massachusetts National Guard and Chairman of the Boston Elevated Railway, captained...