Sport: Who Lost

¶ Two aging and ailing champions, Assault and Stymie, in Aqueduct's Edgemere Handicap. Assault, fourth-highest moneywinner in turf history ($672,520), closed gamely despite a patched-up leg and finished third. Stymie, still the world's top moneywinning horse ($911,335), was rapturously applauded as he went to the paddock for his first race since he was retired with a cracked sesamoid bone 14 months ago. After finishing dead last, Stymie was still cheered. In keeping with the quaint custom at New York tracks, the boos were for Jockey Eddie Arcaro, who rode My Request, the winner....

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