Sport: Pots of Gold

Florida's 96-day racing season starts with 17 days at Tropical Park, ten miles southwest of Miami, continues with a 46-day meeting at swank Hialeah Park, six miles northwest of Miami, winds up with a 33-day return engagement at Tropical. Last week 10,000 Miami visitors flocked to Tropical Park to see the 1940 U. S. horse-racing season break from the barrier. Meanwhile U. S. railbirds from coast to coast pored over the 1939 betting results, posted by United Press:

> At the pari-mutuel windows of U. S. race tracks, in 17 of the 18 States where machines handle horse-race betting,*...

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