Sport: Alias Aknahton

When a comparatively unknown horse wins a race at short odds, racing officials are likely to be curious. They were curious last September when a little-known horse named Shem won a race at Havre de Grace. Investigation showed that the horse was not Shem but a four-year-old named Aknahton, disguised with dye. Havre de Grace officials satisfied themselves that gamblers had arranged the dyeing, suspended nine of them, including notorious Nathan ("Nigger Nate") Raymond. They traced the career of Aknahton to a small town in Indiana, where he dropped out of sight.


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