Marines Honor Sgt. Reckless, Bravest War Horse

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Last month a bronze statue was dedicated to Staff Sergeant Reckless, one of history’s most celebrated Marines, on Wednesday during a ceremony at the Pacific Views Event Center at Camp Pendleton, California. Reckless was a small horse with a giant heart for service — the only animal in history to hold an official rank in the U.S. Armed…

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Rich Nilsen is a 15-time qualifier to the National Horseplayers Championship (NHC), an event he has cashed in four times. He was the first player to finish in the top 10 twice. He was also a winner of a $24,000 package into Kentucky Derby Betting Championship I. A former executive with, Rich is also a graduate of the University of Louisville Equine Business Program. He is founder of, a site devoted to horse racing education and promotion.

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