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At Belmont Park last week, New York race-goers saw two records broken.. In the Jockey Club Gold Cup, Louis Tufano's three-year-old Market Wise, who raced last fall as a cheap selling plater, outran mighty Whirlaway, skimmed two miles in 3 min., 20 4/5 sec. to break by a full second the North American record set by the great Exterminator in 1920. Four days earlier, in a match between two of the outstanding two-year-olds of the year, Mrs. Albert Sabath's Alsab, in beating Ben Whitaker's Requested, ran 6½ furlongs in 1 min., 16 sec.—a new Belmont record and just 1/5 of a...

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