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How did Charles Howard make his money?

Charles Stewart Howard (February 28, 1877 – June 6, 1950) was an American businessman. He made his fortune as an automobile dealer and became a prominent thoroughbred racehorse owner.

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Correspondingly, how much did Charles Howard pay for Seabiscuit?

Undaunted, Smith had acquired Seabiscuit for Howard for $7,500 from Kentucky's famous Wheatley Stable. After nine more races, three of them wins, he brought the horse west for the first time.

Also, where did Charles Howard live? Charles Howard began his life as a bicycle repair man. He scraped up enough money to move his family to San Francisco, California where he ran his own repair shop.

Likewise, people ask, how much was Seabiscuit worth?

In 1937, the Santa Anita Handicap, California's most prestigious race, was worth over $125,000 ($2.3 million in 2010) to the winner; it was known colloquially as "The Hundred Grander." In his first warm-up race at Santa Anita Park, Seabiscuit won easily.

Was the movie Seabiscuit a true story?

Seabiscuit is a 2003 film based on the novel Seabiscuit: An American Legend. The true story recounts the life and racing career of Seabiscuit, an undersized and overlooked thoroughbred race horse whose unexpected successes made him a hugely popular sensation in the United States near the end of the Great Depression.

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