Death of Dan Farley

May 1, 2015
Mechanicsville, Virginia

Longtime horse racing writer dies at 72
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The Associated Press

MECHANICSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Dan Farley, an award-winning horse racing writer who covered hundreds of Triple Crown and Breeders' Cup races and was a former president of the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters Association, has died. He was 72.

He died Friday in the hospital, according to his wife Betsy. He had been confined to a wheelchair for many years as a result of muscular dystrophy, but it didn't deter him from covering major stakes races in the U.S. and...

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