New England horseman Clyde Mattison, 85, dies
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Former New England harness horseman Clyde Mattison, of Hinsdale, NH, has passed away at the age of 85 after a long illness.
Mr. Mattison amassed 312 driving wins throughout his career, piloting his final winner at Rochester, N.H., in September 1996.
Mr. Mattison came from a family of horsemen, including sons, brothers and many nephews involved in racing. He is survived by his wife, Kathy; son, Bruce (Lynne); daughters, Lynne (Dan Rice), Sandy, and Eileen (Larry Murray); grandson, Brad Rice; and granddaughters, Ashlee, Brittany and Brianna. He was preceded in death by a son, Alan.