Sport: In Louisville

"All right . . . keep that line and walk up. . . . Bring up that 12 horse. . . . Back, four. . . . Step back, I tell you. . . . All right, Jimmy, bring him up. . . . The Salmon horse . . . Eddy, get that 12 horse by the bridle and pull him up. . . .All right, hold it . . . hold it ... spread out there. . . ."

The head starter at Churchill Down was talking to a glistening, shifting wall of thoroughbreds,...

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