Sport: Rich Race

Just as well-bred children are entered in exclusive boys' & girls' schools before they are born, so colts and fillies are entered in the Futurity at Belmont Park, N. Y. before they are foaled. The entries are renewed if the horse shows promise, thus piling up the world's richest purse—last week $108,450. Out of 2,026 original entries for this year, only eleven horses finally started. Climax of Long Island's smart racing season, this year's Futurity was run on a soft track before 20,000 people. Odds on favorite was William R. Coe's Ladysman, leading 2-year-old money winner ($101,135). Because he...

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