Sport: Winter Winners

Five years ago winter horse racing was just an occasion for gambling. All the top-notch race horses in the U. S. spent the winter resting up for the spring meetings in Maryland and Kentucky. Only castoffs were sent to the winter tracks. But since the founding of California's Santa Anita Park and its attractive $50,000 Derby and $100,000 Handicap, winter racing has become classy.

Not to be outdone by California, Florida's Hialeah Park followed suit three years ago with the inauguration of the Widener Challenge Cup race, a $50,000 handicap event named after its...

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