Sport: Kentucky Derby

White-haired Mrs. Samuel D. Riddle, wife of Philadelphia's 76-year-old turfman, has a sentimental custom: when Trainer George Conway thinks there is an especially promising race horse in her husband's stable, she knits him a woolen pommel cloth. Knitted pommel cloths went to Crusader, Scapa Flow, War Glory. Most famed horse that got one was their sire, Man o' War. Latest beneficiary of Mrs. Riddle's knitting needles is another one of Man o' War's sons, an undersized three-year-old named War Admiral. Last week, War Admiral made his appearance at Churchill Downs, as 9-to-5...

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