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Sande, Earlelocked

(13 November 1898–20 August 1968)
  • Robert Mirandon

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Sande, Earle (13 November 1898–20 August 1968), thoroughbred jockey, was born in Groton, South Dakota, the son of John C. Sande, a railway maintenance worker. His mother’s name is unknown. After spending his earliest years in Groton, nine-year-old Sande moved with his family to a farm near American Falls, Idaho, where he received a public education into his high school years. Growing up on a farm, he came to know a great deal about the behavior, care, and riding of horses. At age 12 he bought his own pony, and when he left school five years later he quickly found work as a racetrack exercise boy....

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