Sport: Nicaraguan Sweeps

When World War II put a crimp in British horse racing and thereby practically dissolved the Irish Hospitals Sweepstakes, many a U. S. citizen wondered who would take over the Irish Hospitals' clientele. For weeks now an increasingly large number of U. S. citizens have stopped wondering. This week officials of the newly organized Nicaraguan National Charity Sweepstakes will draw from the 3,000,000 tickets sold in the U. S., will pay off on the outcome of the Widener Cup race, to be held at Florida's Hialeah Park March 2.

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