Sport: Fast Molasses

Gentle, happy-go-lucky Pavot is indifferent to almost everything but food. He eats like a farm horse, but races like a champion. He is solid brown and in a race looks like fast-pouring molasses. He seems to be on springs when he jogs, hugs the ground when he runs. If he were less rangy, he would be a ringer for famed War Admiral.

At Belmont Park last week, never-beaten Pavot (rhymes with Jimmy Savo) toyed with 14 rival two-year-olds. Despite an injured hoof, he added the Futurity Stakes (winner's share $52,200) to his seven...

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