Sport: The Count of Stoner Creek

Cabman John D. Hertz once refused a cool million for a horse named Reigh Count. This year the Hertzes have their reward: a colt that is faster, smarter and shows promise of being greater than their 1928 Derby winner. He is Count Fleet, Reigh Count's three-year-old son.

All winter U.S. railbirds have been buzzing about fabulous Count Fleet. Those who saw him run in the Champagne Stakes last fall can never forget the sight of the Hertzes' yellow silks flying down the Belmont backstretch. That was the fastest mile (1:34 4/5) ever run by a...

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