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Dick Hern 1921-2002: Five of the Hern greats.

Clockwise from top: Troy provides Hern with his first Derby, in the 200th renewal of the race in 1979; Nashwan (left) digs deep to repel Cacoethes in the 1989 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes; The Queen's Dunfermline outstays Alleged in the 1977 St Leger, her second Classic of the year following the Oaks; Dayjur (left) turns victory into defeat when jumping a shadow in the last 50 yards of the 1990 Breeders' Cup Sprint at Belmont Park; Brigadier Gerard wins the 1972 Champion Stakes, the last race of his majestic career and his 17th victory in 18 runs


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Title Annotation:Sports
Publication:The Racing Post (London, England)
Date:May 23, 2002
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