Sport: A Pleasant Companion

The Hambletonian at Goshen, N.Y., most famed trotting race of the year, is for three-year-old trotters only—and for only the best of them. Last week, for the silver anniversary of the race, two horses were outstanding in the 13-horse field. On the basis of his two-year-old championship record, E. J. Hayes's strapping brown colt, Lusty Song, had been made the winter book favorite. But at post time the crowd had taken a fancy to the Arden Homestead's Star's Pride.

There were solid facts behind their fancy. Star's Pride had beaten Lusty Song, driven by Foy Funderburk, in three straight races this...

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