Animals: Who Won

¶ Jockey John Gilbert of Pittsburg, Kans., on Balthasar: his 212th race of the year; at New Orleans. Enthusiasts who had been following the rivalry between

Jockey Gilbert, 18, and Jockey Hank Mills, 17, who finished the season with 196 winners, erroneously credited Jockey Gilbert witha record, because he had ridden more winners than Jockey Lee Hardy in 1927 (207). In 1908, Jockey Vincent Powers, now trainer of Mrs. Payne Whitney's steeplechasers, rode 324 winners. Jockey Walter Miller, stable rider for the late James R. Keene, famed for his skill in handling mounts...

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