In Memorium

Camilo Marin

Veteran jockey agent Camilo Marin, who handled such greats as Laffit Pincay, Jr., Manuel Ycaza and Braulio Baeza, died in Arcadia Methodist Hospital on Dec.1 after a lengthy illness. He was 72.

Born in Cuba, Marin grew up near Oriental Park in Havana and was introduced to the sport at 16. He first worked as a groom and exercise rider and became an agent for Fernando Fernandez, who died one day before him, from 1935-53.

Marin also handled the books of Alvaro Pineda, Walter Guerra and most recently Jorge Velasquez for part of the Santa Anita meet last year. Marin was inducted into the Oriental Park Hall of Fame at Calder Race Course in Miami in 1985.

Mrs. Frank Kilroe

Col. F.W. Koester