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'A Family Doomed To Die'
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Title'A Family Doomed To Die'
AbstractThe tragic story of America's first superstar horse owners, William (Billy) and Ann Woodward, is told in this article. Their prize winning horse was named Nashua. Mrs. Woodward was the former Angie later Ann Crowell who was born in Kansas and graduated from Westport High School in 1932. Shortly after their horse Nashua won the Preakness and Belmont in 1955, Ann Woodward tragically shot her husband Billy in their home thinking he was a burglar. Tragedy followed the family and eventually Ann and her two sons all committed suicide on different dates.
DateMay 8, 2005
SourceThe Kansas City Star
LocationVertical File: Sports
PageC8:1
Local SubjectWoodward, Ann
Woodward, William (Billy), Jr.
Sports
Horse Racing
Murders
Horses
IllustrationsYes
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID213322
CONTENTdm number28629
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