Top local sports story: Legendary horseman Cot Campbell dies

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Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018

Aiken, SC--One of the biggest local sports stories this year was the passing of legendary horsemen and Palace Malice owner Cot Campbell.

Campbell was not only a true gentlemen, but an inavator in the world of horse racing. He established partnerships and was the face behind Dogwood Stables in Aiken.

80 stake race wins and besides Palace Malice, it was Summer Squall winning the Preakness, as Campbell's triple crown race winners.

Campbell was also inducted into the National Horse Racing Hall of Fame earlier this year.