01/06/2007 12:00AM

Rorick, trainer, dies at 86

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Elmer R. Rorick, a trainer based for many years in Hot Springs, Ark., who also raced horses on the Chicago and Louisiana circuits, died Dec. 10 in Joplin, Mo. He was 86. He sent out his last winner in 1981.

Rorick is survived by his wife of 60 years, Carmen, as well as two sons, a daughter, five grandchildren, and a great-granddaughter.