Sunday, August 17, 2014
Sally Steiner and her husband, Joe, have operated the Quarter Chute Cafe since Emerald Downs opened in 1996. Steiner, considered the “den mother” of the track, keeps a poster board covered in photos of jockeys, trainers, owners and their families next to the cash register. “Birthdays, if someone's passed away . . . you name it, she'll know,” says Vince Bruun, director of media relations.
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