Sport: Walkover

Through mud, rain and wind Jockey Linus ("Pony") McAtee guided the five-year-old gelding, Millwick, at Belmont Park, N. Y., in last week's Hempstead Handicap race. Millwick was not traveling very fast, but the spectators had a feeling that he would win. They had confidence in famed Jockey McAtee. He had ridden Harry Payne Whitney's Whiskery to victory the fortnight before in the Kentucky Derby.

Jockey McAtee did not disappoint. Crouched low, but calm, he brought Millwick across the finish line a winner. He was rewarded with booes, because Millwick was the only horse in...

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