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An odd couple -- 'Quincy' and horse racing

Updated: February 24, 1997, 3:33 AM ET
By Stephanie Diaz | Riverside (Calif.) Press-Enterprise

TEMECULA, Calif. -- It ended on March 2, 1996, with a 10-minute phone call telling Jack Klugman the best race horse he'd owned had died at age 19.

Just like that.

In that instant, he heard the words -- "Jaklin's gone'' -- the actor's 22-year love affair with horse racing begin to wane.

So much so that he has placed his horse farm in Temecula up for sale. But not so much to quell reminiscing.

"You were the best in the country,'' Klugman is saying to the 10-year-old mare ...

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