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The polo world has already sent in the clones. Now it may be the Olympics’ turn
Crestview clones at a ranch in Luján, Argentina

Santa Anita Park, in the Los Angeles suburb of Arcadia, is the racetrack where a bay-colored horse named Seabiscuit became a national hero some 80 years ago. Today, about 14,000 people still show up on a typical racing day to watch the thoroughbreds. Punters wagered more than $660 million here last year. Even on a Thursday afternoon, the park, nicknamed the Great Race Place, is bustling.

The steady parade of debutantes in towering hats offers a reminder that horse racing remains

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