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June 3, 2007 | BILL PLASCHKE
Tony the Loaner. That's what they called him. That's how he lived. Tony Venti was a box boy, a stable boy, an ambulance driver, a barber, a real estate agent, a self-made multimillionaire with a pocket-change philosophy. If he had it, he would loan it. Friends would come wandering around his Alhambra barber shop hoping for a few bucks for the groceries or the ponies. He would always put down the clippers and pull out the wallet.
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June 3, 2007 | BILL PLASCHKE
Tony the Loaner. That's what they called him. That's how he lived. Tony Venti was a box boy, a stable boy, an ambulance driver, a barber, a real estate agent, a self-made multimillionaire with a pocket-change philosophy. If he had it, he would loan it. Friends would come wandering around his Alhambra barber shop hoping for a few bucks for the groceries or the ponies. He would always put down the clippers and pull out the wallet.
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May 7, 2007 | Robyn Norwood, Times Staff Writer
Carl Nafzger used to be a rodeo bull-rider. He has a mouthful of dental work and a nose that's been broken seven times to prove it. After winning the Kentucky Derby for the second time Saturday, the trainer of Street Sense is in the chute again for one of the roughest rides in sports, the road to the Triple Crown. Nafzger low-keys it, saying, "Let the horse train you.
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May 7, 2007 | Robyn Norwood, Times Staff Writer
Carl Nafzger used to be a rodeo bull-rider. He has a mouthful of dental work and a nose that's been broken seven times to prove it. After winning the Kentucky Derby for the second time Saturday, the trainer of Street Sense is in the chute again for one of the roughest rides in sports, the road to the Triple Crown. Nafzger low-keys it, saying, "Let the horse train you.
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