In this undated photo provided by the New York Racing Association (NYRA), trainer John Nerud poses with his great champion Dr. Fager. Nerud, a thoroughbred racing pioneer who trained the great Dr. Fager and helped create the Breeders' Cup, has died, the National Museum and Racing Hall of Fame said in a statement Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015.  He was 102.  (NYRA via AP)
In this undated photo provided by the New York Racing Association (NYRA), trainer John Nerud poses with his great champion Dr. Fager. Nerud, a thoroughbred racing pioneer who trained the great Dr. Fager and helped create the Breeders' Cup, has died, the National Museum and Racing Hall of Fame said in a statement Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015. He was 102. (NYRA via AP) AP
In this undated photo provided by the New York Racing Association (NYRA), trainer John Nerud poses with his great champion Dr. Fager. Nerud, a thoroughbred racing pioneer who trained the great Dr. Fager and helped create the Breeders' Cup, has died, the National Museum and Racing Hall of Fame said in a statement Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015. He was 102. (NYRA via AP) AP

Hall of Fame horseman, Breeders' Cup co-founder Nerud dies at 102

August 13, 2015 02:15 PM

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