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After his ankle went bad a year ago, Calumet Farm's Armed was turned out to graze on Kentucky bluegrass. Armed is a gelding and no use at stud, but as 1947's horse-of-the-year, and winner of $773,700 (now third highest in racing history), the then seven-year-old had earned the right to grow old in comfort. Instead, Armed perked up with the rest cure; his ankle bothered him hardly at all. Last week, to a sentimental flurry of applause from the crowd, the old champ jogged to the post at Hialeah Park for a comeback.

Hialeah race fans had not been sentimental enough to...

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