At the end of the 2011 season he had 35 top ten finishes: - 14 first place finishes - 6 second place finishes - 3 third place finishes - 5 fourth place finishes - 1 fifth place finish - 2 sixth place finishes - 1 seventh - 1 eighth - 1 ninth - 1 tenth
Arnold Palmer has had nine second place finishes.
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Jack Nicholas majors: * 164 starts * 18 wins * 19 2nd place finishes * 46 top 3 finishes * 57 top 5 * 73 top 10
Jermaine Jones was disqualified in 12th place for concealing arrests and outstanding warrants. Jones however denied concealing his arrests.
It usually finishes up as heat.
Through race #28 of the 2012 season, Jeff Gordon has 63second place finishes in his Nascar Cup Series career.
In the Kentucky Derby -- and all thoroughbred races -- "win" in the horse that comes in first, "place" is the horse that finishes 2nd, and "show" is the horse that finishes 3rd.
In most jurisdictions in the U.S., county judges are elected, not appointed, but the procedures may vary from place to place.