Frank Hayes, the Only Person to Win a Race While Dead

The tragic tale of an ambitious young man achieving his dream

On the 4th of June, 1923, a horse race took place at New York’s famous Belmont Park. It was a race that would make history for being the only time a dead person has won a race. This is the tragic tale of Frank Hayes.

Frank Hayes was a stable



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Jason Ward

Freelance Writer, Author, Journalist for 30 years. Mostly lives in Asia., Top writer in History and Culture.