Sport: Timber-Toppers

At Snow Hill, the patrician estate of socialite J. W. Y. Martin outside Baltimore, last week hawkers peddled rubber horses, balloons, trinkets. Three-card monte games flourished on the lawn in front of the pink colonial mansion. Bookmakers Saratoga Joe, Honest Dan and three-score of their colleagues, forbidden to ply their trade this year, milled around in the crowd, furtively held up their odds on inconspicuous little pasteboard cards. It was the day of the Maryland Hunt Cup race and 15,000 of the Eastern Seaboard's horsy folk, arriving by train, plane, auto and old-fashioned buggy, gathered to witness the 46th running of...

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