Sport: It's Nice to be Needed

Citation, the wonder horse, has covered a lot of ground since winning the $50,000 Tanforan Handicap last fall—but none in actual competition. Most of it has been in railway express cars between San Francisco, Miami, Baltimore and Belmont Park. Like a football hero on crutches, Citation was traveling with Calumet Farm's first team while trainers fussed & fumed over his popped osselet.*

In Chicago, Trainer Ben Jones planned to put his star back into the lineup. But after one of his morning gallops, Citation's ankle began to swell again. Ben Jones, as patient as...

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