Sport: Westrope's 302

As seven starters sloshed through Texas mud to the barrier for the third race at Epsom Downs one day last week, every eye of the shivering crowd was on Out Bound and the peanut-sized figure astride him. Jockey Jack Westrope, a 16-year-old apprentice, had already ridden 299 winners in 1933. A five-day suspension for rough-riding had just expired. Now he was out to win his 300th race before the year end—a record only two other jockeys in U. S. and English racing history had made, the last in 1908. In the first two races...

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