Sport: Sweet Susie

The champion handicap horse of 1944 is a flop-eared tomboy that her friends call Susie. Many consider her the greatest filly ever to race in the U.S. Says Calumet Farm's Trainer Ben Jones: "Next to Whirlaway, this is the best horse I ever trained. She's so much better than Lawrin and Pensive [both Kentucky Derby winners]. So much, really." Last week at Baltimore, racing under her official program name, Twilight Tear, she made a rompaway of the winner-take-all ($25,000) Pimlico Special. It was her 14th win in 17 tries this year, and brought her winnings to $167,555.

Testing her over the mile...

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