Sport: Australian Crawl

Turf folk at the Laurel, Md. track one day last week crowded into the paddock of a big, handsome bay stallion, nearly 17 hands high, with a high-poised head and well-spaced eyes—Winooka, fastest sprinter of Australasia. Winooka was unheard-of outside Australia until last year when, a four-year-old, he won eight of 13 starts, failed only once to finish in the money. Of those races the greatest was the Doncaster Handicap in which he broke the late famed Phar Lap's Australasian record for the mile. Carrying 139 lb., Winooka ran it in 1.35¾. Since...

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