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Troy Boring, 54, dies
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Columbus, OH --- Troy Boring, the son of Michigan Hall of Fame horseman Chris Boring and a top horseman himself, died early Sunday afternoon (Jan. 8). He was 54.

One of Michigan's leading drivers in the 1980s and '90s, Boring drove 2,766 winners in his career, with $12,757,580 in purse earnings. His victory total included several Michigan Sires Stakes contests.

He also drove on many occasions several stars in the barn of his father, including 1984 Little Brown Jug winner Colt Fortysix and world champion Albert Albert. 

Boring also drove the 2-year-old filly pacer So Right, trained by his father, to a third-place finish in the $665,400 Sweetheart Pace final in 1996 at the Meadowlands.

Troy's best year came in 1989 when he drove 200 winners with $864,783 in purse earnings.

More information, including funeral arrangements, will be posted when available.

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