Sport: Good-by, Mr. Long Tail

This week the great Whirlaway heard his last bugle call. At Chicago's Washington Park, history's greatest money-winning thoroughbred ($561,161) ambled on to the track, made a farewell bow, then started back to the Kentucky blue grass where, five years ago, he was born.

Racing fans will long remember the horse dubbed Mr. Long Tail because his blond tail nearly swept the ground and reminded oldtimers of the hair-tonic ads of the Seven Sutherland Sisters. Mr. Long Tail set no world's records like Big Red (Man o' War) or the late great Ekky (Equipoise). But...

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