Sport: Down to the Wire

Nobody ever accused cocky Joe Cul-mone or quiet Willie Shoemaker of being a great jockey, but both boys know how to bring horses into the winner's circle. Six weeks ago, the figure-minded racing world noted with considerable respect that both of them had breezed right by the modern U.S. record of 319 wins in one year. Last week, on the next-to-last day of the year, Jockeys Shoemaker and Cul-mone hit the wire in a dead heat, with 385 winners apiece—just three short of the alltime mark set by Walter Miller in 1906.*

Since no U.S. tracks operate on Sunday, the two dead-heat...

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