Cigar's jockey, Jerry Bailey, left, Cigar's trainer, Bill Mott, middle,  and sculptor Douwe Blumberg, right, posed after the Cigar statue unveiling at Cigar's gravesite at the Hall of Champions at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, October 27, 2015. The statue was created by artist Douwe "Dow" Blumberg,  and is placed at Cigar's gravesite at the Hall of Champions and features Cigar with jockey Jerry Bailey winning the 1995 Breeders' Cup Classic. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff
Cigar's jockey, Jerry Bailey, left, Cigar's trainer, Bill Mott, middle, and sculptor Douwe Blumberg, right, posed after the Cigar statue unveiling at Cigar's gravesite at the Hall of Champions at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, October 27, 2015. The statue was created by artist Douwe "Dow" Blumberg, and is placed at Cigar's gravesite at the Hall of Champions and features Cigar with jockey Jerry Bailey winning the 1995 Breeders' Cup Classic. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff Herald-Leader
Cigar's jockey, Jerry Bailey, left, Cigar's trainer, Bill Mott, middle, and sculptor Douwe Blumberg, right, posed after the Cigar statue unveiling at Cigar's gravesite at the Hall of Champions at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, October 27, 2015. The statue was created by artist Douwe "Dow" Blumberg, and is placed at Cigar's gravesite at the Hall of Champions and features Cigar with jockey Jerry Bailey winning the 1995 Breeders' Cup Classic. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff Herald-Leader

Statue a tribute to the great Cigar

October 28, 2015 10:57 AM

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