Breeders' Cup Flashback: Cigar
"The magnificent bay horse jogged over the muddy surface at Belmont Park, his large frame garnering the attention of a large portion of the 37,000-plus people gathered at Big Sandy. The toteboard in the infield of the expansive track reflected his very low odds, which were far lower than those of the other ten elite Thoroughbreds entered in the 1995 Breeders’ Cup Classic. His name had been uttered around the track all day and now it rested on the lips of the restless crowd as the field approached the starting gate: Cigar.
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