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Longtime Arlington Park Race Track owner Dick Duchossois dies at 100

3 monthes ago   |   By WGN TV

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. - The longtime owner of Arlington Park Race Track, Dick Duchossois has died at the age of 100.
While he was best known for his race track, he was also a World War II veteran, philanthropist and businessman who was born in Chicago's Beverly neighborhood.
Duchossois was a member of the “greatest generation” - and like so many of his era, it was war that shaped his life.
He was only 20 years old at military school when he got the call.
Duchossois would go on to lead a unit that was told they would be part of the first wave at Normandy.
“We were lined-up for what we...
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