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Re: An answer and Chic Anderson (376 Views)
Posted by: Topcat (IP Logged)
Date: December 19, 2018 09:04AM

skitimber Wrote:
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> I'll bite and say no; there are too many great
> jockeys to pronounce McCarron the best. I just
> watched 3 races, 2 classic distances: the Breeders
> Cup Classic with Sunday Silence and a great ride
> by McCarron, no doubt. The only things better,
> the horses performance and the race call by Tom
> Durkin. I also watched the 1976 Derby (a great
> ride by Angel Cordero; another one in the Belmont)
> and though I always couldn't stand Chic Anderson
> (he called Bold Forbes Belmont), I look back now
> with fond memories of Chic being unable to get the
> screeching of Larry Colmus out of my head after
> most races. Sorry to Chic fans; didn't appreciate
> him enough (actually at all!) and honestly didn't
> remember that he'd passed away almost 40 years ago
> at 47 (heart attack), replaced by another I'd
> gladly take now over LC, Marshall Cassidy.
>
>


Prejudiced in favor of Anderson, in large part because he was my key drinking buddy when I was calling charts for DRF in Kentucky (except for the Derby) in the spring of '76. The professional press-box support crew at that time was was beyond-first rate, and that season was one of the great sustained in-game experiences. Every night, an event.



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