Sport: At Goshen

Once a year, in mid-August, the sleepy little village of Goshen, N. Y. becomes for a day the capital of the harness-racing world. There, along elm-shaded streets that were meant for its population of 4,000, 40,000 trotting-race enthusiasts, in carnival spirit, meander toward Good Time Track and the running of the Hambletonian, world's richest race for trotting horses.

The assorted collection of city folks who go to Goshen as a last resort of horse & buggy days will remember last week's Hambletonian as the one with the best weather. But to seasoned trotting men, the story of Lawrence Sheppard's master stroke of...

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