Sport: Too Much Horse

In shirtsleeves, sun-back dresses and shorts, 24,636 Chicago racing fans last week crowded into Washington Park, for the 38th running of a famous Midwest race, the American Derby. Only five horses were entered in the race: Calumet Farm's Citation just looked too good to beat.

Trainer Jimmy Jones was not as cocksure about Citation's chances as everybody else seemed to be. It was the Triple Crown winner's first major start since he pulled a muscle two weeks after the Stars & Stripes Handicap (TIME, July 19), and Trainer Jones figured that Citation was still "ten days away from his best race." The...

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