Sport: Big Red's 25th

If ever a U.S. horse attains the immortality of Bellerophon's Pegasus or Don Quixote's Rosinante, surely it will be Samuel D. Riddle's Man o' War. This Sunday, at Faraway Farm in Lexington, Ky., "Big Red" reaches the grand old age of 25—an age comparable to three-score and ten for a man—and without a grey hair to show for it.

Owner Riddle has planned no birthday celebration; he had a big one four years ago when Big Red was made an honorary citizen of Lexington. To thousands and thousands of racing fans, whose hearts used...

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