Sport: Horses & Bucks

The U.S. horse-racing season reached its peak at Belmont Park last Saturday. There, in a fitting climax to the most successful meeting in its 37 years, 30,000 fans turned out for the $50,000 Belmont Stakes, third and last of America's classic races for three-year-olds.

This year's Belmont was a rubber race between the winners of the two earlier classics: Mrs. Payne Whitney's Shut Out (Kentucky Derby) and Mrs. Albert Sabath's Alsab (Preakness). The crowd made Alsab odds-on favorite. But Shut Out, son of the late great Equipoise and a dam named Goose Egg, proved a worthy son. With cagey Eddie Arcaro...

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