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D. Wayne Lukas

D. Wayne Lukas (Horse racing. Born, Antigo, WI, Sept. 2, 1935.) After an 11-year career as a basketball coach (nine in Wisconsin high schools and two as an assistant at the U. of Wisconsin), D. Wayne Lukas turned his organizational talents to racing. Lukas brought a contemporary business approach to training thoroughbreds with great success. […]

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A prolific author, wire service sports reporter, long time Major League Baseball official scorer, football statistician, sports museum founder, theatrical agency owner and public ... read more

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