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Zaccio to take his place in Saratoga lore
THREE-TIME ECLIPSE AWARD winner Zaccio, shown here with Simon Shaw in the saddle, will be immortalized on the Saratoga Hoofprints Walk of Fame.
Zaccio, a three-time champion and Racing Hall of Fame member, will be honored with a plaque on the Saratoga Hoofprints Walk of Fame. The plaque will be unveiled at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 10, at the clubhouse entrance of historic Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.Owned by Mrs. Lewis C. “Bunny” Murdock and trained by the late Hall of Fame member and former Camden resident W. Burling Cocks, Zaccio won three consecutive Eclipse Awards as champion steeplechase horse beginning in 1980. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1990.His Saratoga Walk of Fame plaque notes that he won Saratoga’s New York Turf Writers Cup in 1980 and again in 1982.