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May 3, 2020

Zippy Chippy ran 100 races and lost 100 times. But he was a star, one of People magazine's 50 Most Intriguing People. And so many fans bet on him that he routinely went off as the favorite. Now, in retirement, champion thoroughbreds who earned millions of dollars owe their lives to this ornery old cuss. King Kaufman reports from Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Originally published Oct. 28, 2017.