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November 20, 1994 | BILL CHRISTINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The first time John Henry ran on grass, after winning three of 18 starts on dirt, he won by 14 lengths. What followed was a mostly grass career that produced four Eclipse Awards for turf and a grass record of 30 victories and $5.2 million in purses. Lure struggled on dirt at the start of his career. Introduced to grass at Belmont Park, the same track where John Henry had made his turf debut 14 years before, Lure won by 10 1/4 lengths and went on to win the Breeders' Cup Mile in 1992 and '93.
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November 20, 1994 | BILL CHRISTINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The first time John Henry ran on grass, after winning three of 18 starts on dirt, he won by 14 lengths. What followed was a mostly grass career that produced four Eclipse Awards for turf and a grass record of 30 victories and $5.2 million in purses. Lure struggled on dirt at the start of his career. Introduced to grass at Belmont Park, the same track where John Henry had made his turf debut 14 years before, Lure won by 10 1/4 lengths and went on to win the Breeders' Cup Mile in 1992 and '93.
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