Sport: Gold Plater

U.S. railbirds, thumbing their racing forms this winter, will look in vain for Mucho Gusto, a name that has brought "much pleasure" to millions of them. After ten years of campaigning, the grand old trouper, fondly known as Gus the Bus, has retired to the Kentucky farm of his owner, Mrs. Kirby Ramsey.

Mucho Gusto was no Whirlaway. But he will long be remembered as one of the truly remarkable thoroughbreds of the U.S. turf. Son of a castoff mare named Sweetheart Time and a stallion that had been sold without pedigree at the Lexington stockyards, he was reared in a...

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