Many famous celebrities of the day found their home throughout Lambton County, especially in the town of Forest. Doc Stanton, the much adored race horse owned by Linley Fraser, was well known in racing circles. He broke several world records in his career during the late 1940's and early 1950's which included being the first horse to break the two-minute mile in California. When he passed away in 1953 he held the record for winning the most purses.

Doc Stanton was a boon to the local economy of Forest and is still remembered as being a famous resident.

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