Sport: Zev

Zev, "the colt that came back," won the Kentucky Derby, most important race in America. The previous week Zev went to the post a heavy favorite in the Preakness and faltered badly, losing to Walter J. Salmon's Vigil. His reversal of form at the Derby vindicated his backers and, incidentally, paid those who still retained their faith in him $40.40 for a $2 ticket. Over 75,000 saw the race on the historic Churchill Downs. Zev's owner, H. F. Sinclair, collected $53,625 as the stake of victory.

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