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Robert F. Kelley

Robert F. Kelley (Sportswriter.  Born, Narragansett Pier, RI, Sept. 15, 1900; died, Huntington, NY, Dec. 14, 1975.)  Emerging as a man for many seasons, Robert Fulton Paul Anthony Kelley began his career at the New York Evening Post in 1920.  Kelley covered horse racing, a little baseball, polo, yachting, and even the occasional football game.  […]

Amado Credidio

Amado Credidio (Racing.  Born, Panama City, Canal Zone, Oct. 7, 1957; died, Howard Beach, NY, Mar. 29, 1982.)  Thrown by his mount, Spartan Monk, in the ninth race at Aqueduct, Amado Credidio, Jr., died of his injuries.  Credidio was at the time the 113th jockey killed in an on-track accident at a U.S. racetrack since […]

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