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Dumbing it down

Updated: March 5, 2010, 11:44 AM ET
By Paul Moran | Special to ESPN.com

Horseplayers are made, not born and the making takes time measured in years, work that lasts long into many nights and the methodical accumulation of knowledge is never enough. But there is more to the making of a horseplayer. Or, at least there was, once upon a time.

The early experience of those drawn to racing was invariably fed by the social aspect of a day at the track, a place where friends were made, opinions exchanged, lessons learned, lies told and tales of both victory and defeat ...

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